How Fast Is Tyreek Hill Against Usain Bolt Now in Mph?

Published 09/20/2021, 12:10 PM EDT
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 18: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after he wins Gold in the final of the Men’s 200m on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)


The Olympic legend Usain Bolt and NFL star Tyreek Hill have been challenging each other for the ultimate speed race. The verbal feud between the two stars has been the talk of the town for quite a while now.

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While the world knows Bolt and his lighting speed, the NFL star is also a trailblazer in his own field. Hill is one of the fastest NFL stars of all time. Hence, the two stars actually stepping foot on the field together will be an appealing event for the fans.

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The Olympic legend, Bolt started his Olympic career back in 2004 in Athens which was the only year when Bolt lost a match at Olympics. Since the 2008 Olympics, Bolt has clinched every race at the mega-quadrennial games. In 2009, Bolt established the world record in 100m and 200m races. And no sprinter has broken the astonishing records to date.

Tyreek Hill, also known as ‘The Cheetah’, is also known for his speed in the NFL. In 2016, Kansas City Chiefs player recorded his fastest time in the 40-yard dash at 4.29 seconds. Only three NFL players have recorded a faster time than Hill.

In the 2020 NFL season, Hill recorded a 21.91 miles per hour speed in 44-yards. However, what will be the distance of the Usain Bolt vs Tyreek Hill race is not clear? While Hill has his strong feat in 40 yards, Bolt is the GOAT of 100 and 200-meter races.

Bolt has had the world record in the 100m race at 9.58 seconds since 2009. So where does Tyreek Hill stands in 100 meters? Hill’s personal best in 100 yards is 9.98 seconds, which is amazing as many athletes struggle to enter the 10 seconds club.

Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) reacts after loosing to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Usain reveals he can’t break into 10 seconds

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The sprinting legend had retired back in 2019 and has not been on the field since then. While Tyreek Hill is an active player and is competing in the NFL season. Bolt, who has been concentrating on his music career, recently revealed that he cannot break into 10 seconds now because of the long break from the field.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 14: Usain Bolt of Jamaica competes in the Men’s 100 meter semifinal on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Bolt said, “I wouldn’t be very slow, but I know I can’t break 10 seconds.” However, in his comments on Hill, Bolt has been pretty confident about defeating the NFL star. It would be indeed interesting to watch Bolt and Hill on the same field.

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Will the confidence and experience of Bolt triumph over the active athlete Tyreek Hill? A question that will only be answered if the race actually materializes.

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is an NBA and Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. A graduate of Political Science, Shreya comes from a strong sports background. A professional 10m air pistol shooter, Shreya is also a tennis enthusiast.

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