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Yohan Blake

Jamaican Sprint Athlete
Male
Born Dec 26, 1989
Age 25
Hometown St. James, Jamaica
Other Names Blake, Yohan

Yohan Blake is a Jamaican sprinter who competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He is the current world champion over 100 m. Blake's 100 m personal best of 9.75 seconds makes him the fourth fastest man ever, after Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell. His personal best for the 200 m (19.26 seconds) is the second fastest ever after Bolt.… Read More

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  • Watch: Bolt Regains 100 Gold
    Huffington Post - Aug 11, 2013
  • Usain Bolt: 'I've Got To Run Real Fast In Moscow To Settle Any Doubts'
    Guardian (UK) - Aug 06, 2013
  • Blake Ruled Out Of World 100m Title Defense: Manager
    Reuters.com - Jul 16, 2013
  • Blake Out Of Jamaican Track Nationals
    NYTimes - Jun 20, 2013

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CHILDHOOD

1989 Birth Born on December 26, 1989.

TEENAGE

2007 17 Years Old 1 More Event
The record was set at the 2007 CARIFTA Games held in the Turks and Caicos islands where he also led his team to gold in the 4 × 100 metres relay.
2008 18 Years Old In 2008 when Usain Bolt was asked in an interview whether there was any sprinters that could challenge him, Bolt named his training partner Blake, saying "Watch out for Yohan Blake. … Read More
2009 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Blake won the 100 metres "B" race at the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix. … Read More

TWENTIES

At the 2011 World Championships, Blake comfortably made the final. … Read More
…  He won a silver medal in the 2012 Olympic Games in London in the 100-m and 200-m races for the Jamaican team. … Read More
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