Yohan Blake withdraws from World Relays

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LONDON – Yohan Blake said he is working his way back to the top and according to him, wants a similar result like the 2011 Championships in Daegu.

Blake, who won the 100m in Daegu four years ago, qualified for Saturday’s semi-final here in 10.13. He was beaten in his heat by Japanese Abdul Hakim Sani Brown, who ran 10.02

“I just wanted to stay strong and take it round by round. I just want to make people know that ‘Blake’ is up (is getting back to his best),”.

“It is good to be here and I just want to get a similar result to the 2011 (world championships). I’m fit and I’m healthy.”

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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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