What makes the best athletes faster than the rest? There are years of research, discipline and training behind the 10 or 11 seconds it takes elite sprinters to cross the line. But have the men and women at the top of their game reached ‘peak sprinter’ – or will the human race run faster still?
by Simon Usborne

Source: How fast can we go? The science of the 100m sprint | Life and style | The Guardian

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