The new Usain Bolt? A boy from 12 years runs 100m in 11: 72

Usain Bolt reaffirmed at the Olympic Games in London 2012 that he is the fastest man on the planet. But you know, in the future, could have the days counted as such, due to the appearance of a new lightning ', the Australian boy James Gallaugher.



With only 12 years and with a spectacular progression, he emerges as the heir of the Jamaican cheetah. His feat took place when he made the last relay of the 4 × 100 relay at the New South Wales Championships, when he starred in an unprecedented historic event.

James managed to make this last stretch (of 100 meters) in just 11, 72 seconds. Those attending the Australian school championships were stunned by such an exhibition.

With 20 meters of margin on the 100 that covered the post, James managed to overcome his maximum rival. He managed to put himself in second place with a few strides and when it seemed that the gap of 20 meters that the first took him seemed insurmountable, he took his 'wings' on the fly and passed as if a plane was the provisional leader to end up getting the victory.

It should be noted that with the time achieved by James, he would have been champion in the 100 meters test in the first Olympic Games, played in the 1896 year. In addition, it thus becomes the best record in the United States or Australia for a kid of his age.

His coach, Scott Richardson, is delighted with his pupil, who never ceases to amaze him. "He is a monster and I say it in the best of ways," Scott told local media. "When I talk about him with my wife and my family, we just say that he's going to be the greatest sprinter we've ever had, if he keeps getting better at the pace he's leading."

James Gallaugher lives in New South Wales, in Australia, and until recently was little known. But surely with the skills shown in the athletic track in the video, from now on his name will be taken into account. There is already talk of the 'future Bolt', so it will be necessary to be very, very attentive.

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