Usain Bolt could be described as 'running as fast as the wind' during the 100m race. But what kind of wind blows at such speed?

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Top speed of Usain during setting up the 2009 100m world record was 12.3 m/s. This cor­re­sponds to the 6 on the Beaufort scale. During such wind con­di­tion­s, large branches are in motion and whistling is heard in overhead wires.

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flagGermany
52%
18%
9%
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61
flagItaly
46%
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flagNorway
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagPoland
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagthe United States
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flagFrance
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagIndia
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