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
70%
10%
6%
12%
47
flagNorway
56%
12%
31%
0%
16
flagGermany
50%
17%
9%
22%
95
flagSweden
50%
10%
20%
20%
10
flagSpain
50%
30%
0%
20%
10
flagthe Netherlands
44%
13%
6%
34%
29
flagthe United Kingdom
43%
25%
11%
19%
154
flagItaly
43%
18%
6%
31%
16
flagthe United States
41%
30%
11%
16%
160
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
20%
12%
24%
25
flagUkraine
40%
30%
20%
10%
10
flagPoland
39%
29%
8%
21%
5453
flagUnknown
28%
40%
14%
14%
567
flagIndia
22%
28%
24%
22%
53

Gender

men38%
women37%
strong breeze
38%
37%
gale
33%
30%
storm
9%
9%
tornado
18%
22%

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