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Yohan Blake Runs His Personal Best Time in the 400m at UWI Invitationals

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Yohan Blake ran at the UWI Invitational meet on March 23rd in the 400m and ran his personal best time of 46.33 seconds.

According to an interview on Track Alerts Yohan Blake feels he is on track with his training:

“I feel good to run my personal best over 400,” Blake said while adding “if the wind wasn’t that strong I would have gotten a faster time. But I still have to give God thanks. I am running some good times in the 400 so I’m right where I’m supposed to be  (preparing for World Championships in Moscow, Russia in August).”

Yohan Blake who will be defending his 100m championship title in Moscow this summer at the World Championships and while he is in training been running locally in Jamaica at some of the meets.

He recently was seen at the Gibson Relays where he ran the 4×100 and the 4×400 for Racers Lions.

Yohan Blake Wants to Heal The World – Sends a Video Message

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Yohan Blake wants to heal the world by helping poor people. He made a special video message to help encourage people to make this world a better place.

According to Yohan Blake, ”I want to make to difference to help the lives of poor people. I know this world that we are living in can be a better place. Please watch and share this video as help to change the lives of poor people.”

Please take the time to watch and share this!

 

Yohan Blake Holds Intimate Press Conference For Jamaican Media

Monday, September 17th, 2012
The management team of Yohan Blake organized a press conference on September 14th to both thank the media for supporting Yohan Blake throughout the Olympics and to also give them a rare and exclusive chance to ask him questions in an intimate setting.

Sponsored by Racers Track Club, Wata, and LIME, the press conference was held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston.
The session was hosted by Mrs. Cynthia Cooke of the Racers Track Club.  Also available for questions were Cubie Seegobin (Agent / Manager), Timothy Spencer (Local Manager) and Melissa McIntosh (Director of YB Afraid Foundation).

Yohan Blake talked candidly about everything from his love for cricket to his Richard Mille watch to his desire to help talented by economically challenged athletes in Jamaica. Blake answered every question the media had for him with a very direct, yet light -hearted tone.
He also posed with his new Yohan Blake branded Wata bottle.
WATCH: Video footage here

Yohan Blake Captures 200m Silver Medal in the London 2012 Olympics

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Yohan Blake captured a silver medal in the London 2012 Olympics in the 200m with a time of 19.44. It was his first time at the Olympics and his second medal. 19.44 was his season’s best time and makes him the 4th man to win silver in the 100m and 200m at the same Olympics, and 1st since Frankie Fredericks (1992 AND 1996).

The 200m was an extraordinary race for Jamaica who had scored a trifecta of Gold (Usain Bolt) , Silver (Yohan Blake), and Bronze (Warren Weir) medals. All three sprinters are coached by Glen Mills of the Racer’s Track Club.
 Photo Source: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Europe

Yohan Blake is now Jamaica’s 2012 National Champion in 100m and the 200m

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Yohan Blake is now Jamaica’s 2012 National Champion in 100m and the 200m after winning both events at the National Senior Championships this weekend.

Yohan Blake qualified for the 200m in the Olympics in London yesterday after coming in first place in 19.80 seconds.

This is two days after he qualified for the 100m in 9.75 seconds winning with his personal best time and a national record at the stadium.

 

Yohan Blake for Donovan Bailey Invitational in Canada June 16th

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Edmonton welcomes Yohan Blake on June 16th! The Donovan Bailey Invitational is the largest stop on the National Track League’s six-city circuit and showcases Canada’s best track & field athletes amongst international competition.

For more information see Facebook or on the Athletics Festival website. Buy Tickets here.

Sprinter Yohan Blake says his biggest breakthrough has come ahead of schedule

Monday, April 9th, 2012

ON an orange bus in the shadow of the stadium that he shocked stands a man with a gold medal.He is the unexpected hero and, although he is Jamaican, he knows his success is tinged with a mourning song.

Yohan Blake runs 19.26 in 200m

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Yohan Blake ran the world’s leading time of 19.26 in the men’s 200m, taking first place at the final Diamond League meeting in Brussels, Belgium today

‘It’s Not All About Beating Usain’ – Blake Says His Focus Is On Winning Medals

Monday, April 9th, 2012

World 100m champion Yohan Blake has said that his focus is not to beat his training partner and double Olympic champion, Usain Bolt, but to win important medals, while crediting his work ethic for his improvements over the last season.