BLAKE Yohan

Additional Info

  • Profile:
    Event: 200m Dash, 100m Dash
    D.O.B: December 26, 1989
    P.O.B:
    Coach: Not Listed
    Height:
    Weight: kgs
  • Career Highlights:
    Personal Best: 100m – 9.69 (Lausanne – 23-Aug-2012)
    Season Best:

    200m – 19.26 (Bruxelles – 16-Sep-2011)

    400m – 46.49 (Kingston – 11-Feb-2012)

    2011

    13th IAAF World Championships, Deigu
    1st – 100m

    2008

    12th IAAF World Junior Championships, Bydgoszcz
    4th – 100m

    2006

    11th IAAF World Junior Championships, Beijing
    3rd – 100m

    2005 4th IAAF World Youth Championships, Marrakech
    7th – 100m

Nicknamed 'The Beast' by Jamaican track fans, Yohan has made vast improvement since his record-breaking days at St. Jago High School. He sports a distinguished 9.69-second personal best over the 100m and in 2011 he captured the World Championships Gold Medal in the 100m as well as moving into second position on the World all time list for the 200m.

Yohan BlakeYohan 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). He is coached by Glen Mills, and is training partners with Bolt and Daniel Bailey.

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