Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Profile and Schedule of Yohan Blake, 100m 200 metres sprinter

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Yohan Blake (born December 26, 1989) is a Jamaican sprinter who competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He is the currentworld 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.[1] He holds the national junior record for the 100 metres, and is the youngest sprinter to have broken the 10-second barrier (at 19 years, 196 days).[2][3][4]

He is coached by Glen Mills, and is training partners with Bolt and Daniel Bailey.[5]

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Achievements

Year

Competition

Venue

Position

Event

Notes

Representing  Jamaica

2005 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 100 m 11.01
1st 200 m 22.19
World Youth Championships Marrakesh, Morocco 7th 100 m 10.65   (0.8 m/s)
3rd (h) Medley relay (100m x 200m x 300m x 400m) 1:54.47
2006 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 1st 200 m 21.12   (-0.5 m/s)
1st 4×100 m relay 39.81
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 100 m 10.33   (1.5 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.02   (1.4 m/s)
1st 4×100 m relay 40.49
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 3rd 100 m 10.42   (-0.5 m/s)
1st 4×100 m relay 39.05
2007 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 1st 100 m 10.11 CR   (1.2 m/s)
1st 4×100 m relay 39.47
2008 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1st 100 m 10.32   (0.1 m/s)
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 4th 100 m 10.51   (-0.8 m/s)
2nd 4×100 m relay 39.25
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 1st 100 m 9.92
  • National Junior Championships: 2006 (1st, 100 m & 200 m)
  • CAC Junior Championships: 2006 (1st, 100 m)

London 2012 Olympics Track and Field Schedule:

TIME EVENT TYPE SPORT EVENT STAGE MATCH
Track & Field Men’s 100 Meters Heats See Results
8/5/12 2:45 PM Track & Field Men’s 100 Meters Semifinal

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