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The Beast, sprint power to Shanghai

Yohan Blake - The Beast

Yohan Blake – The Beast

Yohan Blake, “The Beast”,  bringing sprint power to Shanghai

The second fastest man of all time in the 200m, Yohan Blake, will head to Asia for his start of the summer season.  Blake confirmed his participation on the 200m at the Samsung Diamond League in Shanghai, May 18 2013. It will be the first time for “the beast” to come to the Chinese metropolis. The introduction of Blake to the fast track in the Shanghai stadium will be a great sprint spectacle. [Read more…]

Men’s 100 metres Record breaking-year

Record breaking-year for the men’s 100 metres.

Christophe Lemaitrei

Christophe Lemaitrei

On Tuesday evening when Yohan Blake (9.95) of Jamaica and Christophe Lemaitre (9.96) of France dipped under the 10 second mark in Montreuil-sous-Bois they became the 14th and 15th sprinters to dip under the magic barrier in 2011.  15 sprinters under 10-seconds in the 100-metres breaks the previous record of 14 from 2008. [Read more…]