Participants

Yohan BLAKE

Yohan BLAKE
    Athletics
Birth Date:  26 Dec 1989
Place of Birth:  St James
Country of birth:  JAM
Age:  28
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  185
Weight (Kg):  81

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's 100m 3 Bronze
Men's 4 x 100m Relay 3 Bronze

Yohan BLAKE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 15:27
Men's 100m Round 1 - Heat 8
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 17:35
Men's 100m Semifinal 1
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 22:15
Gold Medal Event Men's 100m Final
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:14
Men's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 - Heat 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:40
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4 x 100m Relay 1 37.27
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 100m 4 9.93
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 200m 6s3 20.37
2012 London, GBR Men's 4 x 100m Relay 1 36.84
2012 London, GBR Men's 100m 2 9.75
2012 London, GBR Men's 200m 2 19.44

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 100m 4 9.99
2017 London, GBR Men's 200m 3s2 20.52
2017 London, GBR Men's 4 x 100m Relay DNF -
2011 Daegu, KOR Men's 100m 1 9.92
2011 Daegu, KOR Men's 4 x 100m Relay 1 37.04

Nickname: The Beast (yohanblake.co.up, 23 Mar 2018)
Coach

CLUB: Glen MILLS (JAM) (yohanblake.co.uk, 23 Mar 2018)


Other sports

FAST BOWLER
First sporting love at St Jago High School in Spanish Town was cricket. A fast bowler, but encouraged to try sprinting when school principal saw how quickly he ran to the wicket. (yohanblake.co.uk, 23 Mar 2018)


Injuries

HAMPERED
Hamstring injury in April 2013, failed to qualify for 200m at Moscow 2013 World Championships. Also withdrew from 100m, in which he was defending world champion. (yohanblake.co.uk, 23 Mar 2018)


Additional information

CHASING BOLT
Recorded second-fastest times at 100m (9.69 seconds) and 200m (19.26), behind compatriot Usian BOLT (JAM). Shares-second fastest 100m time with Tyson GAY (USA). (yohanblake.co.uk, 23 Mar 2018)


YOUNGEST CHAMP
Became youngest man to win 100m world title, at Daegu 2011 World Championships. After BOLT was disqualified, BLAKE crossed the line in 9.92, at the age of 21 years, 245 days. (yohanblake.co.uk, 23 Mar 2018)


THE BEAST
When asked in 2008 if there was any sprinter to challenge him, BOLT (JAM) replied, "Watch out for Yohan Blake. He works like a beast. He's there with me step for step in training." The name Beast stuck. (yohanblake.co.uk, 23 Mar 2018)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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