Jamaican runner Usain Bolt has set a new 100 meter dash world record with a time of 9.58 seconds. He was running at the World Championships located in Berlin (Germany). American Tyson Gay placed second with a time of 9.71 seconds. Asafa Powell, Jamaica, rounded out the top three clocking 9.84 seconds.
"Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt set a new world record as he cruised to a stunning victory in the 100m at the World Championships in Berlin.
The 22-year-old Jamaican stormed home in a time of 9.58 seconds to leave the rest of the field in his wake."