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Asafa Powell is one of those athletes from the land of Jamaica. As known, he specializes in sprinting, and he is mainly famous for 100m sprints. This 36 years old runner has been a warehouse of sprinting skills to date. He had been consistently breaking 10-second barriers in all of his competitions and games. He held world records between 2005 and 2008 with 9.77 and 9.74 seconds. As of 2016, he holds a record of 9.09 seconds.
Asafa Powell has been very successful throughout the years.
Powell represented Charlemont High at the ISSA High School Boy And Girls Championships finishing seventh in class1 100m final in 2001. At 2002 Commonwealth games, he touched fifth in the semi-final of 100m event. Powell won the Jamaican 100m National Championship in 2003. On 12 June 2004, Powell got his first sub ten 100m race time in National Junior Track and Field Championships held at the GC Foster College in Spanish Town. In 2005, Powell set a national record of 9.84 seconds at the Jamaica International Invitational in May.
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Asafa Powell tied the knot with Alyshia Miller in Montego Bay in 2019. In Nov 2019, the couple welcomed their first baby boy. Despite his size, he has great accelerating power. In 2008, Powell was noted for having a large Psoas major muscle in the Japanese sports science institute. Being comparatively stiff in his tendons and ligaments, his long legs provide him a rapid progression between each long stride of 2.6 meters.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Alyshia Miller (m.2019)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Amikie Powell)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Asafa Powell|
|Age (as of today)||40 years|
|Date of Birth||November 23, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Spanish Town, Jamaica|
|Height||1.9 m, 6 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||87 kg, 192 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$8 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Asafa Powell's height is quite tall measuring 1.9 m. Asafa Powell weighs 87 kg. Being born on November 23, 1982, translates to an age of 40 years as of todays date (July 10, 2023).
I am a bit different from the other sprinters because, I would say, I can run many different ways while the other guys they just came on and they can only run one way.Asafa Powell
I think about cars to try and distract myself. It’s a good way to relax, take your mind off everything.Asafa Powell
I’m ready to win.Asafa Powell
I am almost 30 so I am approaching this one as if it will be my last Olympic Games. I want to put out 110 percent to make sure that I am up at the top.Asafa Powell
Sometimes I’m at home and I remember I’m supposed to do 100 push-ups and I don’t.Asafa Powell