Asafa Powell was born on the 23rd of November 1982 in Spanish Town, Jamaica. He is the youngest son among the six sons of his parents. Powell studied from Ewarton Primary School and Charlemont High School, both in St. Catherine, Jamaica. Powell wanted to become a mechanic. Destiny chose him to become a world-class sprinter. From June 2005 to May 2008, Powell was the World Record holder in 100m clocking 9.77 and 9.74sec. He is known for breaking the 10-sec barrier consistently. He holds the amazing record for breaking the 10-sec barrier as many as 97 times. In the 100 yard dash, Powell holds the World Record clocking 9.09sec. It was set at Ostrava, Czech Republic on the 27th of May 2010. Stephen Francis has been Powell’s coach since 2001.

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