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Men, 100 y
              
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated Chart
Manual Timing
  10.0 Arthur Wharton GOL London Jul 03, 1886
  9.8 Victor Schifferstein USA St.Louis Sep 09, 1888
  9.8* John R. Owen USA Washington Oct 11, 1890
  9.8* William MacPherson AUS Auckland Feb 07, 1891
  9.75 Luther Cary USA Lawrenceville N.J. Jun 01, 1891
  9.8* John Hempton NZL Christchurch Feb 06, 1892
  9.8* John Crum USA Chicago Jun 15, 1895
  9.8* Alfred Downer GBR Stoke-on-trent Aug 06, 1895
  9.8* Charles Bradley GBR Stoke-on-trent Aug 06, 1895
  9.8* Bernard Wefers USA New York Sep 21, 1895
  9.8* Bernard Wefers USA New York May 30, 1896
  9.8* John H. Rush USA Des Moines May 28, 1897
  9.8* James Maybury USA Chicago Jun 05, 1897
  9.8* Bernard Wefers USA New York Aug 28, 1897
  9.8* John H. Rush USA Chicago Jun 18, 1898
  9.8* Arthur Duffey USA Philadelphia Apr 28, 1900
  9.8* Frank Stephens CAN Halifax May 19, 1901
  9.8* Arthur Duffey USA New York May 24, 1901
  9.8* Frank M. Sears USA Buffalo Jun 15, 1901
  9.8* Arthur Duffey USA Leicester Jul 20, 1901
  9.8* Arthur Duffey USA Louisville Oct 05, 1901
  9.8* Arthur Duffey USA Philadelphia Apr 26, 1902
  9.8* William Schick USA Cambridge/MA May 24, 1902
  9.6 Arthur Duffey USA New York May 31, 1902
9.6 Daniel Kelly USA Spokane Jun 23, 1906
  9.6* Donald Lippincott USA Toronto Jun 09, 1913
  9.6* Haward Drew USA Hartford Sep 01, 1913
9.6* Haward Drew USA Berkeley Mar 28, 1914
9.6* Charles Paddock USA Berkeley Mar 26, 1921
  9.6* Charles Paddock USA Stanford Mar 29, 1921
  9.6* Morris Kirksey USA Stanford Mar 29, 1921
9.6* Charles Paddock USA Redlands Apr 23, 1921
9.6* Allen Woodring USA Syracuse May 07, 1921
  9.6* Charles Paddock USA Pasadena Jun 18, 1921
9.6* Charles Paddock USA Pasadena Jul 04, 1921
9.6* Cyril Coaffee CAN Calgary Aug 12, 1922
9.6* Charles Paddock USA West Orange Sep 06, 1924
  9.5 Jackson Scholz USA Greensboro May 09, 1925
  9.6* Charles Borah USA Los Angeles May 15, 1926
9.6* Charles Paddock USA Los Angeles May 15, 1926
9.6* William DeHart Hubbard USA Cincinnati Jun 05, 1926
  9.6* Charles Borah USA Los Angeles Apr 16, 1927
9.6* Chester Bowman USA Lincoln Jul 02, 1927
  9.6* Frank Lombardi USA Selma May 05, 1928
  9.5 Claude Bracey USA Austin Mar 29, 1929
  9.5* Cyrus Leland USA Waco Apr 20, 1929
  9.5* George Simpson USA Columbus May 04, 1929
9.5 Eddie Tolan USA Evanston May 25, 1929
  9.5* Eddie Tolan USA Chicago Jun 07, 1929
  9.4 George Simpson USA Chicago Jun 08, 1929
9.4 Frank Wykoff USA Los Angeles May 10, 1930
  9.4* Hubert Meier USA Lincoln May 24, 1930
  9.4* Frank Wykoff USA Chicago Jun 07, 1930
9.4* Daniel Joubert RSA Grahamstown May 16, 1931
  9.4* Ralph Metcalfe USA Chicago Jun 17, 1933
  9.4* Jesse Owens USA Chicago Jun 17, 1933
  9.4* George Anderson USA Fresno May 12, 1934
  9.4* Jesse Owens USA Columbus May 19, 1934
  9.4* Jesse Owens USA Evanston May 18, 1935
9.4* Jesse Owens USA Ann Arbor May 25, 1935
  9.4* Jesse Owens USA Columbus Jun 13, 1936
9.4* Jesse Owens USA Chicago Jun 20, 1936
9.4* Clyde Jeffrey USA Long Beach Mar 16, 1940
  9.4* Harold Davis USA Fresno May 16, 1942
  9.4* George Lewis TRI Georgetown Aug 09, 1944
9.4* Melvin Patton USA Modesto May 24, 1947
  9.4* Melvin Patton USA Salt Lake City Jun 20, 1947
  9.4* Lloyd LaBeach PAN Long Beach Mar 13, 1948
9.3 Melvin Patton USA Fresno May 15, 1948
9.3* Hector Hogan AUS Sydney Mar 13, 1954
9.3* James Golliday USA Evanston May 14, 1955
  9.3* Michael Agostini TRI Long Beach May 05, 1956
9.3* Leamon King USA Fresno May 12, 1956
9.3* David Sime USA Releigh May 19, 1956
9.3* David Sime USA Sanger Jun 09, 1956
9.3* David Sime USA Releigh May 18, 1957
9.3* Bobby Morrow USA Austin Jun 14, 1957
  9.3* Ira Murchison USA Austin Jun 14, 1957
9.3* Ray Norton USA San Jose Apr 12, 1958
9.3* Bill Woodhouse USA Abilene May 05, 1959
9.3* Roscoe Cook USA Modesto May 30, 1959
9.3* Ray Norton USA San Jose Apr 02, 1960
9.3* Dennis Johnson JAM San Jose Mar 11, 1961
  9.3* Dennis Johnson JAM Stanford Apr 01, 1961
9.3* Dennis Johnson JAM San Jose Apr 15, 1961
9.3* Dennis Johnson JAM Sunnyvale May 05, 1961
9.3* Frank Budd USA Villanova May 06, 1961
9.3* Harry Jerome CAN Corvallis May 20, 1961
  9.3* Robert Hayes USA Sioux Falls Jun 02, 1961
  9.3* Frank Budd USA Villanova Jun 11, 1961
9.2 Frank Budd USA New York Jun 24, 1961
  9.2* Robert Hayes USA Coral Gables Feb 17, 1962
9.2* Harry Jerome CAN Vancouver Aug 25, 1962
9.2* Harry Jerome CAN Toronto Sep 03, 1962
9.1 Robert Hayes USA St.Louis Jun 21, 1963
  9.1* Robert Hayes USA Orangeburg Apr 18, 1964
  9.1* Robert Hayes USA Nashville May 02, 1964
  9.1* Robert Hayes USA Coral Gables Oct 01, 1964
9.1* Harry Jerome CAN Edmonton Jul 15, 1966
9.1* Jim Hines USA Houston May 13, 1967
9.1* Charlie Greene USA Provo Jun 15, 1967
9.1* John Carlos USA Fresno May 10, 1969
  9.1* Willie McGee USA Houston May 08, 1970
9.1* Steve Williams USA Fresno May 12, 1973
9.0 Ivory Crockett USA Knoxville May 11, 1974
9.0* Houston McTear USA Winter Park May 09, 1975