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Asafa Powell

Asafa Powell
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Asafa Powell

Asafa Powell
  • Birth date 11/11/1982
  • Birthplace 22147
  • Height/Weight 6'3"/ 204 lbs
  • Olympics 2004, 2008, 2012

Biography

Powell is known as the “Sub 10 King” for his ability to frequently run the 100m in under 10 seconds. He is the former 100m world record holder.
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Getting to know Asafa Powell

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Powell is the son of two pastors.

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Despite his tremendous fame in Jamaica, he has a reputation for being shy.

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He was named the 2006 IAAF World Athlete of the Year after twice matching his 100m world record.

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