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Yohan Blake, a Jamaican sprinter born on December 26, 1989, excels in the 100m and 200m events. He made history by becoming the youngest ever 100m world champion at the 2011 World Athletics Championships. Blake continued his success with silver medals in both the 100m and 200m at the 2012 London Olympics, second only to his teammate, Usain Bolt.

Yohan Blake was a second-place finisher at the Poznan Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze Level Meet, on Friday, May 27.

Yohan Blake, the Daegu 2011 world 100 metres champion, was the drawing card for the event, crossing the line in 20.62 seconds behind Brendon Rodney, who won in 20.55 seconds.

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Fellow Jamaican Tyquendo Tracey finished eighth in the men’s 100m, running 10.67. Emillie Erasmus of South Africa won the event in 10.23.

Brendon Rodney ran 10.23 for third.

Earlier, Tracey ran 10.43 seconds in the heats.

Jamaican Crystal Morrison ran 14.10 for eighth in the women’s 100 metres hurdles. Pia Skrzyszowska of Poland won the event with a time of 12.96 seconds.

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Anthony Foster
Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.

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