Nesta Carter set an amazing 9.86, 3rd Fastest in Jamaica, 10th Fastest of All-Time

>> August 10, 2010

Nesta Carter became the third fastest in Jamaica after Usain Bolt (9.58) and Asafa Powell (9.72) after recorded a personal best time of 9.86 at Luzern, Switzerland on August 08, 2010.

Olympic double-Bronze medalist Walter Dix of USA was second in 9.88, also a new personal best. Third place went to Dix's teammate J-Mee Samuels in 10.03.

Carter, the 4x100m Olympic Gold medalist is a training partner of a former world record holder Asafa Powell and world championship medalist Michael Frater, trained under watchful eye of coach Stefan Francis at the MVP athletics club based in Kingston Jamaica.

Carter's time is the fourth fastest time this year behind the world leading time of 9.82 set by Powell and Bolt and the recent Tyson Gay’s 9.84 in Sweden.

On the all-time lists, Carter moved to the 10th fastest of all time, and matched the likes Carl Lewis, Frank Frederick, Ato Boldon and Francis Obikwelu's performances while Dix on the 17th fastest together with Shwn Crawford.

Results: (Wind: +1.0)

1, Carter Nesta JAM 9.86
2, Walter Dix USA 9.88
3, J-Mee Samuels USA 10.03
4, Mike Rodgers USA 10.09
5, Travis Padgett 10.27
6, Youssef Meite10.30
7, Malcolm Fongue SUI 10.50

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