He ran 9.74 in Rieti. He chokes in big competitions, but has now improved his previously set top mark by 0.03. Beat that Tyson.
Asafa really needs to perform in a big contest for a change though, like the Olympics next year.
Powell smashes 100m world record
Jamaican Asafa Powell broke the world 100m record by clocking 9.74 secs at the IAAF Grand Prix in Rieti.