TYSON GAY - USA - 9.69sec

Tyson Gay was born on the 9th of August 1982 in Lexington, Kentucky. He is the only son of Daisy Gay and Greg Mitchell. Athletics ran in Tyson’s family. His grandmother used to run for the Eastern Kentucky University. Mother Daisy was a keen competitor during her youth. Tyson elder sister Tiffany was also a sprinter. Brother and sister were encouraged by mother to race against each other. Together with Jamaica’s Yohan Blake, he holds the number two spot to be the “10 Fastest Men in the World” with a time of 9.69sec. He has been the proud two-time winner of the Jesse Owens Award. Tyson was the 2007 IAAF World Athlete of the Year. He happens to be the only second man to win the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay gold medals at the 2007 Osaka World Championship. Two years later, Usain Bolt has done it twice, while Maurice Greene has won once. Tyson Gay was four-time US Champion for the 100m dash.

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