Kambala jockey from Karnataka runs faster than World champion sprinter Usain Bolt!


Karnataka: Srinivasa Gowda, a 28-year-old Kambala jockey from Karnataka, has reportedly ran faster than Olympic and world champion sprinter Usain Bolt.

As per reports, a tweet by user DP Satish revealed this on Twitter.



Gowda covered the first 100 meters 143-meter-long race in a smashing record time of just 9.55 seconds. In total, Gowda covered a distance of 142.5 meters in 13.62 seconds to emerge as the fastest runner in the history of the sport.

Gowda, a school dropout and construction labourer in the off-season, from Moodabidri in Dakshina Kannada district, had started actively participating in the buffalo race about five to six years ago.

Kambala is a traditional buffalo race in the Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts’ farming community.

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