S3_1 Setting The Record Straight

Lauren Doherty, Aneesah Kamran, Kira Rhodes


We investigate the outcome of performing world record sports events on the Moon with reduced gravity. We studied men's shotput and 100m sprint; held by Randy Barnes (23.12m) and Usain Bolt (9.58s) respectively. After calculating the world records attempts on the moon, we found that the shotput record would increase to 168m and the 100m sprint record would slow to 10.0s.

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