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?

strong breeze
gale
storm
tornado
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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flagFrance
58%
16%
6%
19%
31
flagGermany
50%
17%
9%
22%
75
flagItaly
46%
20%
6%
26%
15
flagthe Netherlands
45%
10%
0%
45%
20
flagNorway
45%
9%
45%
0%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
43%
24%
11%
20%
126
flagPoland
42%
26%
7%
22%
3435
flagthe United States
41%
30%
11%
15%
151
flagUkraine
40%
30%
20%
10%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
36%
22%
13%
22%
22
flagUnknown
28%
44%
12%
16%
25
flagIndia
24%
30%
22%
22%
50

Gender

men44%
women38%
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44%
38%
gale
28%
28%
storm
6%
9%
tornado
20%
23%

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