Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Cory McCartney sizes up two guys with claims at being the world's fastest.
 
Usain Bolt
The Flash
Height/Weight
6-foot-5, 190 pounds 6-foot, 190 pounds
How Fast Is He?
World records in 200 (19.30) and 100 (9.69) Runs at the speed of light
Nickname
Lightning Scarlet Speedster
Speedwear
Shorts, tank top Red body suit with yellow lightning bolt
Created By
Jennifer and Wellesley Gardner Fox and Harry Lampert
Quick-Footed Friend
Asafa Powell Superman
Debuted
In 2002 World Junior Championships Flash Comics No. 1 (1940)
Works Out On
Track Cosmic treadmill
Stores His Clothes
In a suitcase In a ring
 

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