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Olympic sprinter runs 40-yard dash faster than NFL combine record

2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials - Day 3

EUGENE, OR - JULY 03: Justin Gatlin runs to victory ahead of Christian Coleman in the Men’s 100 Meter Final during the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on July 3, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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U.S. Olympic sprinter Christian Coleman ran a 40-yard dash in 4.12 seconds, one tenth faster than the NFL combine record, according to the University of Tennessee.

The school’s track and field team posted video on social media Monday.

Coleman, a 21-year-old junior at Tennessee, finished sixth in the 2016 Olympic Trials 100m, qualifying for the Rio 4x100m relay.

The NFL combine 40-yard dash record is 4.22 seconds, set by the University of Washington’s John Ross this year.

Ross challenged Usain Bolt to a 40-yard dash contest before being drafted No. 9 overall by the Cincinnati Bengals last week.

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