36.7 km/h! Adeyemi with new speed record

Karim Adeyemi set a new speed record on the 19th Bundesliga matchday of the 2022/23 season. In the game against SC Freiburg, Borussia Dortmund’s attacker reached a speed of 36.7 km/h and thus surpassed the previous record holder Jeremiah St. Juste, who set the best time in the jersey of 1. FSV Mainz 05 last season.

Karim Adeyemi wrote Bundesliga history. The Borussia Dortmund attacker reached a speed of 36.7 km/h in the game against SC Freiburg on matchday 19, beating the previous speed record holder Jeremiah St. Juste (36.6 km/h for 1. FSV Mainz 05 ) and is thus the fastest Bundesliga player since data collection began in 2011. For Adeyemi, the game was not only successful for this reason: In the 5-1 win against Breisgau, the national striker scored for the first time in the Bundesliga in front of the “yellow wall “.

The top 5 fastest Bundesliga players:

1. Karim Adeyemi (Borussia Dortmund): 36.7 km/h (Saison 2022/23)
2. Jeremiah St. Juste (1. FSV Mainz 05): 36.6 km/h (season 2021/22)
3. Moussa Diaby (Bayer 04 Leverkusen): 36.5 km/h (season 2022/23)
4. Alphonso Davies (FC Bayern Munich): 36.5 km/h (2019/20 season)
5. Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund): 36.5 km/h (Saison 2019/20)

Fastest player since data collection: Karim Adeyemi (left) from Borussia Dortmund – IMAGO/Maik Hölter/TEAM2sportphoto/IMAGO/Team 2