Australian James Gallaugher runs World best 21.73s at 200m for Age Group of 13

>> December 07, 2013

James Gallaugher 
Western Australia's JAMES GALLAUGHER (born 26 May 2000), ran 21.73 (+1.7) at 200m today (7 Dec 13) during the Australian All-Schools championships, held in Townsville QLD, Australia.

And Gallaugher's time would be considered the fastest 200m time in history (World best) for age group of 13, breaking United States's Bryce Love record 21.83 (+2.0) which he set in New York in 2010.

Just three weeks ago, he ran 22.26 (+0.5) in Perth, and a week before, he set a 100m PB of 11.05 (+1.7) at the same venue.  Kindly note that Trinidad and Tobago's Darrel Brown holds the World best for this age with a time of 10.92 (-0.7) set in 1998, and he eventually set a lifetime best of 9.99 in 2005.

Earlier in March this year (12 years still), Gallaugher ran a wind-aided 22.52 (200m), merely slower than the fastest time by a 12-year-old kid 22.52 (-3.4) established in 2010 by Shaun Crawford (born 1997) of the USA.

For a record, he also ran 11.72 (100m) as a 12-year-old kid last year (2012).

It's indeed an incredible run and so will this 13-year-old schoolboy be the next Usain Bolt , or at least the next Yoshihide Kiryu ??

Photo from: www.zimbio.com

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ASIAN LEADERS (Men)

100m 9.91 Su Bingtian CHN, Madrid
200m 20.16 Xie Zhenye CHN, Osaka
400m 44.07 Abdalelah Haroun QAT, London
800m 1:45.65 Jinson Johnson IND, Guwahati
1500m 3:34.55 Sadik Mikhou BRN, Paris
5000m 13:01.09 Birhanu Yemataw BRN, Lausanne
10000m 27:38.16 Hassan Chani BRN, Maia
Mar 2:06.11 Yuta Shitara JPN, Tokyo
3000 Sc 8:22.00 Kosei Yamaguchi JPN, Abashiri
110mh 13.36 Ahmad Al-Mouaed KSA, Praha
400mh 46.98 Abderrahman Samba QAT, Paris
HJ 2.40 Mutaz Barshim QAT, Doha
PV 5.71 Xue Changrui CHN, Shanghai
LJ 8.47A Wang Jianan CHN, Guiyang
TJ 17.22 Dong Bin CHN, Eugene OR
SP 20.24 Tejinder Singh IND, Patiala
DT 68.85 Ehsan Hadidi IRI, Chula Vista CA
HT 78.18 Dilshod Nazarov TJK, Chorzow
JT 87.43 Neeraj Chopra IND, Doha
Dec 7948 Keisuke Ushiro JPN, Gotzis
20kmW 1:17:26 Eiki Takahashi JPN, Kobe
50kmW 3:44:25 Hiroki Arai JPN, Taichang
4x100m 37.85 Japan Team JPN, Osaka
4x400m 3:04.05 India Team IND, Gold Coast
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ASIAN LEADERS (Women)

100m 10.99 Wei Yongli CHN, Resisprint
200m 22.73 Viktoriya Zyabkina KAZ, Almaty
400m 49.08 Salwa Eid Naser BRN, Monaco
800m 2:02.23 Manal Bahraoui BRN, Duffel
1500m 4:11.55 P.U Chitra IND, Guwahati
5000m 15:10.91 Rina Nabeshima JPN, Eugene OR
10000m 31:52.42 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Yamaguchi
Mar 2:22.44 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Osaka
3000 Sc 9:10.74 Winfred Yavi BRN, Monaco
100mh 13.08 Wu Shuijiao CHN, Shanghai
400mh 55.54 Aminat Odeyemi BRN, Goleniow
HJ 1.91 Nadzehda Dusanova UZB, Tashkent
PV 4.60 Li Ling CHN, London
LJ 6.64A Xu Xiaoling CHN, Guiyang
TJ 14.25 Olga Rypakova KAZ, Paris
SP 20.38A Gong Lijiao CHN, Guiyang
DT 67.03 Chen Yang CHN, Osterode
HT 75.02 Luo Na CHN, Halle
JT 67.69 Lu Huihui CHN, Halle
Hep 5898 Purnima Hembram IND, Guwahati
20kmW 1:26:28 Qieyang Shenjie CHN, La Coruna

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