A star on the rise, Letsile Tebogo from Botswana has etched his name in track and field history annals by securing a spot in the All-Time top ten men’s 100/200/400 scoring, as reported by Track and Field News.
Tebogo‘s breathtaking performance at the London Diamond League, where he clocked an impressive 19.50 seconds for a new African record in the 200m event, has earned him well-deserved acclaim.
Letsile Tebogo’s 19.50s Sprint at London Diamond League Puts Him Close To Usain Bolt
With a remarkable score of 3735 points, Tebogo stands tall in the 8th spot among the top ten active sprinters. Letsile Tebogo is the World U20 100m champion. He was also second in the 200m at the Cali 2022 World U20 Championships. Tebogo, just last week, lost his world U20 record to Issam Asinga, who lowered the mark from 9.91 to 9.89.
Topping the chart is the legendary Usain Bolt, whose legacy continues to shine bright with an awe-inspiring 3867 points. Usain Bolt is the world 100m record holder at 9.58. Bolt also holds the world 200m record of 19.19.
In the Track and Field News Ranking, Fred Kerley closely follows with 3825 points, while Michael Johnson maintains his place in the limelight with 3815 points. Botswana’s Letsile Tebogo Emerges as Third Fastest Man in African History with 300m Win
The competition among these sprinting titans has been nothing short of spectacular. Michael Norman commands 4th place with an impressive 3813 points, while Wayde van Niekerk, a force to be reckoned with, holds 5th place with 3793 points. Yohan Blake’s prowess secures him the 7th spot with 3745 points, and Kenny Bednarek’s outstanding performance places him at 10th with 3715 points.
As Letsile Tebogo’s star continues to rise, the world watches in awe and anticipation of his future achievements. His journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes everywhere, proving that with passion, dedication, and hard work, dreams can become reality.