Posts Tagged ‘Yohan Blake’

Usain Bolt: The World’s Fastest Man

August 7th, 2012 Comments off

We told you earlier that Usain Bolt is one of the Jamaican sprinters to watch out for in 2012. Usain Bolt dominated in the men’s 100m to earn title of “world’s fastest man” in the finals at the 2012 Olympics in London. Bolt’s Jamaican training partner Yohan Blake got the silver medal and Justin Gatlin won the bronze for the USA. Usain Bolt set an Olympic record in the race with a time of 9.63

Usain Bolt defended his Olympic title and has won the gold in the men’s 100m in back to back Summer Olympics. In the 2008 Olympics, Bolt won Olympic gold medals in both the 100m and 200m sprints. He is looking repeat this accomplishment once again in the 2012 Olympics as he prepares for the 200m.

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2012 Olympic Athletes to Watch: Yohan Blake

July 8th, 2012 Comments off

Yohan Blake is a Jamaican sprinter to watch out for in 2012. Yohan Blake was born on December 26, 1989 . He is listed at 5′ 11″ and 172 lbs. This track and field star athlete specializes in the men’s 100m and 200m sprints.

Yohan Blake is definitely one of the 2012 Olympic athletes to watch in London, England. Blake is the youngest athlete ever to win the World Championship in the men’s 100m surpassing the legendary Carl Lewis. Blake also beat world record holder Usain Bolt in both the 100m and the 200m at the 2012 Jamaican Olympic trials.

Here is a video of sprinter Yohan Blake winning the 2012 Jamaican Olympic trials in the 100m:

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