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
61%
14%
5%
17%
34
flagGermany
51%
17%
9%
22%
76
flagthe Netherlands
45%
10%
0%
45%
20
flagNorway
45%
9%
45%
0%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
44%
26%
10%
19%
134
flagItaly
43%
18%
6%
31%
16
flagPoland
42%
26%
7%
22%
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flagthe United States
41%
30%
11%
15%
155
flagUkraine
40%
30%
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10%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
37%
20%
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24
flagUnknown
32%
40%
10%
16%
37
flagIndia
24%
30%
22%
22%
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men44%
women38%
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44%
38%
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28%
29%
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6%
9%
tornado
20%
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