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Yohan Blake

Sports:
Running
Nationality:
JAM
Nick name:
The Beast
Date of Birth:
26.12.1989
Intro:
Yohan Blake is a Jamaican sprinter and the current 100m World Champion. He holds the national junior record for the 100m, and is the youngest sprinter to have broken the 10-second barrier (at 19 years, 196 days). Blake's personal best of 9.82 seconds makes him the fourth fastest Jamaican runner, after Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt. His fastest run under any conditions is 9.80 seconds in May 2011 in Kingston, but the wind assistance (+2.2 m/s) was over the legal limit. He is coached by Glen Mills, and is training partners with Bolt and Daniel Bailey. On September 16, 2011 in Brussels, Belgium, he won in a time of 19.26 seconds, the second fastest 200m ever.
Career Highlights:
100m World Champion - IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011
IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 – Gold 4x100m Relay Men
Vice Junior World Champion 2008
Eyewear during sports:
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