Yohan Blake Facts
Jamaican sprinter and a 100m world champion
- Yohan Blake is a Jamaican sprinter.
- He was born on December 26, 1989 in St. James, Jamaica.
- He competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres.
- He is a world champion over 100 m.
- His personal best is 9.75 seconds in 100m event.
- He is the fourth fastest man ever, after Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell.
- At an age of 19 years, 196 days, he is the youngest sprinter to have broken the 10-second barrier.
- He set the fastest time by a Jamaican junior sprinter over 100 m with 10.11 seconds in the 2007 CARIFTA Games.
- He was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the 2007 CARIFTA Games.
- His 200 metres best is 19.26 seconds set in Brussels, Belgium on September 16, 2011.
- He finished Men's 200m event at a mark of 19.44, he recorded the Seasonal best and has won the London 2012 Olympics Silver Medal.