Saturday, June 30, 2012

Yohan blake

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- The Fastest Man in the World wasnt the fastest man in Jamaica on Friday night. That honor goes to Yohan Blake, who got out of the blocks fast and finished the 100-meter final in 9.
  • (Newsday)
  • Yohan Blake delivered a shock that will be felt all the way to London [ Images] by exploding past world record holder Usain Bolt [ Images] to claim a stunning 100 metres victory at the Jamaican Olympic trials on Friday.
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  • The showdown between triple Olympic champion Bolt and world champion Blake lived up to its billing as the highlight of the four-day meeting as The Beast roared home in a dazzling 9.75 seconds, a personal best and fastest in the world this year.
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  • The Beast trains well into the night after everyone else has long since left the track. And he rarely takes time off, even when his coach pleads with him to rest because its a holiday.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 28 (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell cruised through their 100 metres quarter-final heats with ease at the Jamaican Olympic trials on Thursday, to leave sprintings big three on course for a tantalizing final.
  • (Reuters)
  • Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell head the 100m field at the Jamaican National Senior Championships. Only the top three from 51 sprinters - including seven who have run under 10 seconds - will qualify for London 2012.
  • (BBC News)
  • Blake, the 100m world champion, was little more inspired clocking 10 flat to take his heat while Powell, the reigning Jamaican 100m champion and former-world record holder, eased up at the line to finish second behind Nesta Carter in the same time of 10.19.
  • (Yahoo! Eurosport)
  • Usain Bolt could call Yohan Blake his greatest threat at the London Olympics. He prefers to simply call him the Beast. Thats because Blake, Bolts Jamaican training partner, doesnt believe in taking breaks, not even at Christmas.
  • (USA Today)
  • KINGSTON: Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake easily won their heats Thursday night to qualify for the 100 metre semifinals at the Jamaican Olympic Athletic Trials. Reigning world champion Blake was the fastest of the quarterfinalists with a time of 10.00 seconds.
  • (Times of India)

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