Asafa Powell in Guinness Book of World Records

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According to the Jamaica Observer, Jamaican sprinter and former world 100 meter record-holder Asafa Powell is now the holder of a Guinness World Record.

According to a release from the athlete’s management, Powell has been named a record holder for most competitive 100 metre races completed in under 10 seconds.

Powell has 97 such runs. The athlete, who refers to himself as the ‘Sub-10 King’, recorded his 97th sub-10 clocking with 9.94 seconds in an IAAF Diamond League race in Zurich last year.

According to the release, Powell will seek his 98th sub-10 run at the IAAF Diamond League opener in Doha, Qatar on Friday.

For original article, see http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/article/20170501/ARTICLE/170509990

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