Asafa Powell inducted in the prestigious Allianz Memorial Van Damme Hall of Fame
The legendary retired Olympian Asafa Powell was today inducted in the prestigious Allianz Memorial Van Damme Hall of Fame in Brusell’s Belgium.
Powell whose remarkable career includes being a former 100 meters world record holder and the holder of one Olympic sprint relay gold medal………. as well as two World Championship sprint relay titles also holds the record of running under 10 seconds an astounding 97 times .
Among the other honorees were also track and field icons Marie-José Pérec and Sergey Bubka.
Powell, who has long been associated with the memorial van Damme, participated in the event nine times between 2003 and 2017.
Over the years, he earned his place as a crowd favorite, competing in the 100 metres at the King Baudouin Stadium in Belgium and clinching victory on five occasions.