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On Sunday, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt broke the 100 meter world record for the third time in his career. Here’s what the stats say about the world’s fastest man.

Length of Sunday’s race: 100 m.

Time: 9.58 s.

Previous record: 9.69 s.

Following wind speed: 2 mph

Fastest speed during race: 29.2 mph

Theoretical limit to human speed: 30 mph (approx.)

Cheetah’s top speed: 70 mph

World records broken by Bolt: 5

Olympic gold medals: 3

World championship gold medals: 1

Bolt’s age: 22

Spectators in attendance: 51,000

Days since Bolt last broke 100 m. record: 365

Seconds Bolt has lowered record in past 15 months: .16

Seconds record lowered in preceding 15 years: .11

Days until 200 m. final: 2

Days until Usain Bolt’s 23rd Birthday: 3

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