Yohan Blake

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Yohan Blake
Yohan Blake Memorial Van Damme 2012.jpg
Blake at the 2012 Memorial Van Damme
Personal information
Nationality Jamaica
Born (1989-12-26) 26 December 1989 (age 31)[1][2]
St. James, Jamaica[1]
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight80 kg (176 lb)[1]
SportTrack and field
Event(s)100 m, 200 m
ClubRacers Track Club (2009–2019)
Coached by
  • Gregory Little (since 2020)
  • Patrick Dawson (2019)
  • Glen Mills (2009–2019)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 9.69 (Lausanne 2012)
  • 200 m: 19.26 (Brussels 2011)
  • 400 m: 46.32 (Kingston 2013)
Medal record
Representing  Jamaica
Men's athletics
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 2 2 0
World Championships 2 0 0
World Relays 2 0 1
Commonwealth Games 0 0 2
World Junior Championships 1 1 1
Pan American Junior Championships 0 1 1
CAC Junior Championships 3 0 0
CARIFTA Games (Junior) 5 0 0
CARIFTA Games (Youth) 2 0 0
Total 17 4 5
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London 4×100 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro 4×100 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2012 London 100 m
Silver medal – second place 2012 London 200 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Daegu 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2011 Daegu 4×100 m relay
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Gold Coast 100 m
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Gold Coast 4×100 m relay
World Relays
Gold medal – first place 2014 Bahamas 4×100 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Bahamas 4×200 m
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Bahamas 4×200 m
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Beijing 4×100 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2008 Bydgoszcz 4×100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Beijing 100 m
Pan American Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 São Paulo 100 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 São Paulo 4×400 m relay
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Gold medal – first place 2006 Port of Spain 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Port of Spain 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Port of Spain 4×100 m relay
CARIFTA Games (Junior)
Gold medal – first place 2006 Les Abymes 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Les Abymes 4×100 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2007 Providenciales 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Providenciales 4×100 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2008 Basseterre 100 m
CARIFTA Games (Youth)
Gold medal – first place 2005 Bacolet 100 m
Gold medal – first place 2005 Bacolet 200 m
Representing Americas (orthographic projection).svg Americas
Continental Cup
Gold medal – first place 2018 Ostrava 4×100 m

Yohan Blake (born 26 December 1989) is a Jamaican sprinter specialising in the 100-metre and 200-metre sprint races. He won gold at the 100 m at the 2011 World Athletics Championships as the youngest 100 m world champion ever, and a silver medal in the 2012 Olympic Games in London in the 100 m and 200 m races for the Jamaican team behind Usain Bolt. His times of 9.75 in 100m and 19.44 in 200m are the fastest 100m and 200m Olympic sprints in history to not win the gold medal.

Blake is the second fastest man ever in both 100 m and 200 m. Together with Tyson Gay, he is the joint second fastest man ever over 100 m with a personal best of 9.69 seconds which he ran on 23 August 2012.[3] Only Usain Bolt has run faster (9.58s and 9.63s).[4] His personal best for the 200 m (19.26 seconds) is the second fastest time ever after Bolt (19.19 seconds).[5] Blake holds the Jamaican national junior record for the 100 metres, and was the youngest sprinter to have broken the 10-second barrier at 19 years, 196 days old before Trayvon Bromell ran 100m in 9.97 seconds at 18 years 11 months and 3 days old.[6][7][8]

Blake was coached by Glen Mills until 2019. His training partners were Usain Bolt and Daniel Bailey.[9]

Early life[]

Blake attended Green Park Primary and Junior High School in the Parish of Clarendon.[10] He was discovered as a young talent from Davies Primary School by coach Carlton Solan. While he was at Green Park, was the Head of the PE Department and the overall sports coordinator. Blake attended St. Jago High School in Spanish Town where his first sporting love was cricket. Blake was a fast bowler, and it was only after the school Principal saw how quickly he ran to the wicket that he was urged to try sprinting.[11]



Blake set the fastest time by a Jamaican junior sprinter over 100 m with 10.11 seconds.[12] The record was set at the 2007 CARIFTA Games held in the Turks and Caicos islands where he was also a member of the winning 4x100m relay team.[13] At this occasion, he was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most outstanding athlete of the 2007 CARIFTA Games.[14][15]

In 2008 when Usain Bolt was asked in an interview whether there were any sprinters that could challenge him, Bolt named his training partner Blake, saying "Watch out for Yohan Blake. He works like a beast. He's there with me step for step in training." The "Beast" nickname stuck.[16]

Blake won the 100 metre "B" race at the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix.[17] His exploits at the Golden Gala in July represented a significant improvement. He proved himself to be a serious competitor at the senior level: he took third place behind Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell and improved his personal best with a 10-second barrier-breaking run of 9.96 seconds,[18] becoming the youngest athlete ever to do so.[19] He improved to 9.93 seconds shortly after, taking third place behind training partners Bolt and Daniel Bailey at the Meeting Areva.[20]

Drug ban[]

Prior to the 2009 World Championships, Blake (along with Marvin Anderson and Sheri-Ann Brooks) tested positive for the stimulant 4-methyl-2-hexanamine.[21][22] A disciplinary panel organised by the (JADCO) cleared him of a doping infraction on the grounds that the drug was not on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list. However, JADCO appealed their own panel's ruling, stating that the athlete should be disciplined as the drug was similar in structure to the banned substance tuaminoheptane.[23] As the panel would resolve the issue after the World Championships, the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association took the precaution of withdrawing Blake from the relay race.[24] The appeals tribunal decided that a ban would be appropriate, and Blake and the three other sprinters each received a three-month ban from competition.[25]


At the 2011 World Championships, Blake comfortably made the final. Following the disqualification of compatriot Usain Bolt, Blake won the gold medal in a time of 9.92 seconds.[26][27] At 21 years, 245 days, Blake also became the youngest 100 metres world champion ever, surpassing Carl Lewis, who won the event at the 1983 World Championships at the age of 22 years, 38 days.[28] At these World Championships, alongside Bolt, Nesta Carter and Michael Frater, Blake won gold in the 4×100 m relay final and broke the world record (set by the Jamaican team at the Beijing Olympics in 2008) with a time of 37.04 seconds.[29][30]

At the 2011 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Zurich, Blake beat Asafa Powell in the 100 m with a personal best of 9.82 seconds. The following week in Brussels, Blake set a 2011 world leading time in the 200 m with a personal best of 19.26 seconds, the second fastest time in history. He improved more than half of a second (0.52 s) from his previous best of 19.78 s set in Monaco in 2010.[31][5] In this particular race, his reaction time was relatively slow (0.269 s) and had he made even an average start, he could have comfortably set a new world record.[32]


Blake doing his signature "Beast" move at the 2012 Olympics

Blake began his 2012 season strongly, registering the first sub-10-second time of the season (9.90 s) at April's UTech Classic.[33] He went on to register a 9.84 second run at the Cayman Invitational prior to the Jamaican Olympic trials, where he beat Usain Bolt over 100 metres with a time of 9.75 seconds. He also won the 200 metres with a time of 19.80 s ahead of Bolt at 19.83 s.

The 2012 London Olympics was the first Olympics that Blake participated in. He came in as a serious threat to Bolt's 100 m title. In the 100 m final he placed second to Bolt in a time of 9.75 seconds. He also followed Bolt home in the final of the 200 metres where he won the silver medal in a time of 19.44 seconds, the fastest non-winning time in history.[34]

In the 4×100 m final, Blake ran the third leg as the Jamaicans won gold, setting a new world record time of 36.84 seconds.

On 23 August 2012, at the Athletissima Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, Blake ran the 100 metres in 9.69 seconds, tying him with Tyson Gay as the second fastest man in history, behind Bolt.[35]


Blake suffered a hamstring injury in April 2013. After running 20.72 seconds over 200 m in the Jamaica Nationals on 8 June, thus failing to qualify for the 200 m event at the 2013 Moscow World Championships, Blake pulled out of the 100 m event of the World Championships, for which he had an automatic entry as the defending world champion.


Blake tried competing again in 2014, but placed 6th at the 200 m Lausanne Diamond League event, with a time of 20.48 seconds. He then suffered another hamstring injury and fell at the 40 metre mark during the Glasgow Diamond League 100 m race shortly after that, ending his season. Prior to the end of his season however, Blake anchored Jamaica in the 4x200m relay at the first edition of the I.A.A.F. World Relays in Bahamas to gold which was also broke the previous world record of 1:18.68.


Blake decided he was ready to race again in 2015 after recovering from injuries in 2013 and 2014. He failed to advance from the Jamaica Outdoor national championship semi-final in the 100 metres, placing ninth with a time of 10.36 seconds, with the top 8 advancing to the finals. He did not participate in the 200 m trials after that.[36]


Blake made a strong comeback in 2016, running his first sub-ten since 2012—a 9.95 s in the 100 m at the 2016 Kingston MVP Track and Field meet. He then went on to defend both his 100 m and 200 m national titles in 9.92 seconds and 20.29 seconds respectively, in the absence of an injured Usain Bolt.

In the 2016 Summer Olympics, he progressed into the 100 m final, where he finished fourth in a season's best 9.93 seconds. Unfortunately, he failed to do as well in the 200 m, finishing 6th in his semi-final and failing to advance forward. However, Blake won his second career Olympic gold running the second leg in the 4 × 100 m relay.[citation needed]


2017 proved to be a slight repeat of 2016 for Blake. Despite his teammates dropping the baton in the 4 × 100 metres at the 2017 IAAF World Relays, he was able to anchor his team to a bronze medal in the 4 × 200 metres. Later on in the season, he continued to post 100 m times superior to his 2016 season. At the Jamaican National Championships, he once again completed a double by clocking 9.90 s in the 100 m, and 19.97 s in the 200 m. His 9.90 s was the second fastest time that season, and his 200 m was not only his first sub-20 since 2012 and massive improvement from his previous season, but also tied for the sixth fastest time of the year. After the championships, Blake shaved his signature braids.[citation needed]

At the 2017 World Championships in Athletics in London, Blake finished in fourth place yet again in the 100 m final. This time, he clocked 9.99 seconds, just 0.04 behind Usain Bolt, who failed to win his last individual race and instead settled for bronze. Blake was one of the only four men who went under ten seconds during the race, the others being Bolt, silver medalist Christian Coleman, and gold medalist Justin Gatlin. Just as he did in Rio the previous year, Blake failed to progress into the 200 m final, though he was ranked closer this time with 11th overall and a slower 20.52 s to come third in his heat. After this, Blake looked forward to the Men's 4 × 100 metres relay, his last chance at a medal at the championships, and Usain Bolt's final race. During the race, Bolt pulled up 50 metres from the finish line in what was later confirmed to be another hamstring injury. Blake helped the injured Bolt, who refused a wheelchair, to his feet. Blake left the championships with no medals.[citation needed]


Blake started his 2018 season early, in preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Despite a seasonal best of 10.05 s in the 100 m, he was still considered as the event's favorite. Blake qualified comfortably for the 100 m final with the fastest time in both the heats and the semis. However, he stumbled out of the blocks in the final, and despite his strong efforts to recover, he ultimately placed third in 10.19 seconds, behind Henricho Bruintjies and Akani Simbine of South Africa. Blake won another bronze in the Men's 4 × 100 m relay. After the Games, Blake focused on the Jamaican National Championships, hoping to win his third straight national title. However, he false started in the semi-finals, disqualifying his chances. He also opted out of the 200 m. Later on in the season, Blake continued to progress in the 100 m with two sub-tens.[citation needed]


In January 2019, coach Glen Mills reported that he had parted ways with Blake after a disagreement. Blake switched to Patrick Dawson, and would continue to workout at the Racers Track Club site. Months later, Blake and numerous former members of Racers Track Club accused Mills of favoring Usain Bolt. Despite the controversy, Blake took home the national 100m title for the 4th time, and finished 2nd in the 200m. He also won the Birmingham Diamond League 100m en route to the 2019 World Championships in Doha. There, he managed to place 5th in the 100m final with a time of 9.97, but was unable to make it past the 200m semi final, placing 6th with a time of 20.37.[citation needed]

Following his disappointing performance at the World Championships, Blake switched coaches once again to Gregory Little.[citation needed]


Yohan Blake started his season at National Stadium, Kingston. On 13 March 2021, Blake ran 100m in 10.29 seconds (0.0 m/s) there. On 24 April, he smashed his season best at 10.27 (+0.2 m/s).

On 2 May, Blake reached sub-ten performance clocking 9.98 seconds at the National Training Centre, Clermont, USA. But with the wind value being 2.7 m/s, the time became illegal.

Again on 5 June, his run of 9.97 seconds was turned down due to 2.1 m/s wind in Florida, USA.

Then, Blake ran an impressive 9.95 (+0.1 m/s) at the American Track League on 9 July 2021.

Tokyo Olympics[]

Blake had a disappointing Summer Olympics. He failed to advance to the final of the 100m, placing sixth in his semifinal heat with a time of 10.14. He stated his leg had been bothering him.[37] No Jamaican man qualified for the Olympic final, something that had not happened since the 2000 Summer Olympics.[38] He and his Jamaican teammates came in fifth in the 4 x 100 m relay. He did not compete in the 200m.

Personal bests[]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
60 metres 6.75 Madison Square Garden, New York, United States 1 February 2008
100 metres 9.69 #2 all time Lausanne, Switzerland 23 August 2012
200 metres 19.26 #2 all time Brussels, Belgium 16 September 2011
400 metres 46.32 Kingston, Jamaica 23 March 2013
  • All information taken from IAAF profile[39]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Jamaica
2005 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 100 m 11.01
1st 200 m 22.19
World Youth Championships Marrakesh, Morocco 7th 100 m 10.65 (+0.8 m/s)
3rd (h) Sprint medley relay 1:54.47
2006 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 1st 200 m 21.12 (−0.5 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.81
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships (U-20)
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 100 m 10.33 (+1.5 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.02 (+1.4 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 40.49
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 3rd 100 m 10.42 (−0.5 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.05
2007 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos 1st 100 m 10.11 CR (+1.2 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.47
2008 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1st 100 m 10.32 (+0.1 m/s)
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 4th 100 m 10.51 (−0.8 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.25
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 1st 100 m 9.92
1st 4 × 100 m relay 37.04 WR
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 2nd 100 m 9.75
2nd 200 m 19.44
1st 4 × 100 m relay 36.84 WR
2014 World Relay Championships Nassau, Bahamas 1st 4 x 100 m relay 37.77
1st 4 × 200 m relay 1:18.63 WR
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 100 m 9.93
16th (sf) 200 m 20.37
1st 4 × 100 m relay 37.27
2017 World Relay Championships Nassau, Bahamas 4 × 100 m relay DNF
3rd 4 x 200 m relay 1:21.09
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 4th 100 m 9.99
11th (sf) 200 m 20.52
4 × 100 m relay DNF
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 3rd 100 m 10.19
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.35
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 5th 100 m 9.97
15th (sf) 200 m 20.37
11th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 38.15
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 18th (sf) 100 m 10.14
5th 4 × 100 m relay 37.84
  • National Junior Championships: 2006 (1st, 100 m & 200 m)

Other interests and personal life[]

Away from athletics, Blake continues to be a keen cricketer, having once held ambitions to play for the West Indies.[16] Playing for the Kingston Cricket Club in the athletics off-season and specialising as a bowler, Blake once took four wickets for ten runs.[16]

On 16 August 2012, Blake rang the bell at Lord's Cricket Ground, London to signify the start of the third Investec test match between England and South Africa.[40] He was the first non-professional cricketer to do this.[citation needed]

Blake is also a fan of the IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and has expressed his desire to play for them[41] and for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.[42] He has expressed his admiration of Virat Kohli's captaincy of the Indian cricket team.[43]

In March 2021, Blake said that he would rather miss the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics than take the COVID-19 vaccine.[44][45]


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