GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Average Sprinting Speed

Statistic 1

"The average sprinting speed for most males is 5.9 meters per second."

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Statistic 2

"The average sprinting speed for most females is 5.5 meters per second."

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"Usain Bolt achieved the fastest sprinting speed ever, running at 12.27 m/s during the 2009 Berlin World Championships."

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"The world average sprinting speed has increased by 0.01 seconds every year since 1970s."

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Statistic 5

"Elite female sprinters run at an average speed of about 10.5 meters per second."

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"Average NCAA division 1 sprinter's speed is 9.8 m/s for males, 8.5 m/s for females."

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"13- to 14-year-old boys can sprint at the average speed of 5.8 m/s, and girls average 5.5 m/s."

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"At age 18 the average speed for males is 6.3 m/s and for females 5.8 m/s."

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"The fastest speed achieved by a sprinter in the Paralympics was 12.20 m/s by Leo Pekka Tahti."

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Statistic 10

"The median running speed for sprinters is 6.84 m/s for males and 6.38 m/s for females."

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Statistic 11

"College-age males run at an average 8.3 m/s while females average 7.6 m/s."

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"The average speed of sprinters over 50 years of age is 5.9 m/s for males, 5.5 m/s for females."

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Statistic 13

"The speed of sprinters decreases by about 0.2% after the age of 30."

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"Amateur runners average a speed of 7-8 m/s during a sprint."

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"The average speed of a sprinter in the 100m dash is 10.1 m/s."

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"Elite sprinters are able to maintain a top speed of around 12 m/s for up to 2 seconds."

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Statistic 17

"Most Olympic sprinters run at speeds between 10 and 12 m/s during a 100-meter sprint."

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Statistic 18

"The average top end speed for youth athletes is around 7.9 m/s."

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