Fastest man in Spain Inaki Williams sets new La Liga record

The Ghanaian-born Spanish striker recorded a time of 35.71 kilometers per hour on Saturday in their 1-1 drawn game with Deportivo La Coruna at the San Mames.

  • Published:
Inaki Williams play

Inaki Williams

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams has set a new Spanish La Liga record as the fastest player this season.

The Ghanaian-born Spanish striker recorded a time of 35.71 kilometers per hour on Saturday in their 1-1 drawn game with Deportivo La Coruna at the San Mames.

The 20-year-old has now eclipsed the previous best mark for the distance of 35.53 mph set by Valencia and Algeria attacking midfielder Sofiane Feghouli.

Almeria's Michel is third in a time 35.42 mph with Real Madrid's speedster Gareth Bale claiming fourth fastest player in 34.29 km / h in the Spanish Primera division this season.

Williams had already garnered attention earlier in the season of course, when he became the first black player to score in Athletic Bilbao’s 117-year history after netting against Torino in a 2-2 Europa League draw.

He was handed his debut by Ernesto Valverde in December and has gone on to make 17 appearances in La Liga.

Williams was born in Bilbao to a Ghanaian father and a Liberian mother and joined Athletic’s youth system at 16.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233547385856, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Charlotte Osei EC boss summoned to Parliamentbullet
2 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment screeningbullet
3 Ghana Police Service IGP reshuffles top officersbullet
4 EC Confusion Majority Leader reveals petition to remove EC boss...bullet
5 Charlotte Osei Allegations against me 'bogus', 'frivolous' - EC...bullet
6 Aisha Huang Husband of Chinese 'galamsey queen' nowhere to be...bullet
7 Charlotte Osei EC chair to sue petitioners for defamationbullet
8 Law and Order IGP tells officers "to deal ruthlessly" with...bullet
9 Parliament Special Prosecutor’s Bill hits snagbullet
10 Diamond Jubilee Government didn’t spend GHC5.2m on...bullet

Top Videos

1 WATCH Kennedy Agyapong dances wildly to hip hop song in hilarious videobullet
2 Prophecy Hundreds will die in floods in 2017 – Prophet revealsbullet
3 Watch Adwoa Safo claims credit for Mahama's projectbullet
4 Lynched Soldier Listen to the man who hit Capt. Mahama's head with...bullet
5 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank...bullet
6 Capt. Mahama's Death The account of this 10-year-old will...bullet
7 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet
8 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day -...bullet
9 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
10 Refugee Ghanaian to lose fingers after 7-hour trek to...bullet

News