The 100 meter dash is a sprint race in track and field. It is one of the popular events of the Olympics.
The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions. The shortest common outdoor running distance, it is one of the most popular and prestigious events in the sport of athletics. It has been contested at the Summer Olympics since 1896 (1928 for women). The reigning 100 m Olympic champion is often named 'the fastest man/woman in the world'.
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