Star of the Month: Asafa Throwback


November 25, 2015
Junior Dowie / Staff Photographer The world's fastest man, Jamaica's Asafa Powell, is embraced by his mother Cislyn Powell while his brother, Nigel Powell beams in the background. Powell arrived in the island on June 15, 2005 after setting a new world 100-metre record, 9.77, in Athens, Greece.
Winston Sill / Freelance Photographer NCB Chairman Michael Lee Chin jokes with 'the world's fastest man' Asafa Powell. Powell was a special guest at the Ceremonial Opening of the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Wellness & Recreation Centre, held at Phoenix Avenue, off Hope Road on Tuesday, September 20, 2005.
Ian Allen Staff/Photographer Sprinter Asafa Powell sprints out of the block under the watchful eyes of his coach Stephen Francis while training at the National Stadium on May 5, 2005.
Rudolph Brown/Chief Photographer World 100m record holder Asafa Powell (right) chats with Nichaun Lindsay (left) and Zachary Lee of St Theresa Preparatory School after they presented a plaque to him during Black History Month celebrations on February 23, 2006.
Ian Allen Staff/Photographer World leading 100 metres sprinter Asafa Powell, signs a doping control form after clocking an astonishing 9.84 seconds, a new national record, at the Jamaica International Invitational Track Meet at the National Stadium on May 7, 2005.

Just three days remain in our Star of the month feature for our Sub-10 King, Asafa Powell. Though he started out at a fairly tender age, Asafa remains a source of inspiration and motivation to many. Let's take a stroll down memory lane, and reminisce on the great achievements of our Sub-10 King.

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