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LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS: Scientists believe world records are reaching their limits


If there is an absolute limit to the men’s 100m sprint, many expect it to lie years away, and observers predict an exciting Olympics starting on July 27.

“The top 25 average coming into 2012 is already consistently below 10 seconds, so expect fast performances and extreme rivalry,” Haake said just weeks after Bolt was beaten in a 100m trial by Yohan Blake.

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