Every country's fastest woman in one race

Every country's fastest woman in one race

By Gurman Bhatia, Aparna Alluri and Anand Katakam

August 14th, 2016

We plotted every country’s national record in the women's 100-metre dash. Hit “start the race” to find out who holds the world record, and by how much.
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Additional Reporting by Piyush Aggarwal. Lead illustration by Anand Katakam.
Notes: Visualized above are the national 100m records for 198 countries for which we could find national record times ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations. To calculate the position of every runner, the average speed is used.
Data source: International Association of Athletics Federations and various regional athletic organisations.