Dortmund footballer faster than Usain Bolt?

ANI| Updated: Dec 18, 2013, 10:09 AM IST

Johannesburg: Germany`s 100m sprint champion Julian Reus has challenged Borussia Dortmund winger Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to a sprint race to prove whether the football star is faster than Usain Bolt, according to reports.

According to Sport24, Aubameyang, who has scored nine Bundesliga goals this season, has clocked 3.7seconds over 30 metres in training, suggesting that he is faster than Bolt, who clocked 3.78secs over the same distance en route to setting the 100m world record of 9.58secs in 2009.

Last Saturday, Gabon international Aubameyang told German television show Sportstudio that he is faster than Bolt, a claim German sprint champion Julian Reus is eager to challenge and wants to race him, the report said.

Reus said that it is a blatant myth that Aubameyang is faster than Usain Bolt.