Yohan Blake ready for Zurich Diamond League final
Yohan Blake at Jamaica Trials 2019

Yohan Blake, representing Titans, won the men’s 200m at Saturday’s (18 July) Velocity Fest at Jamaica College.

Blake, the 2011 World 100m champion, topped the highly anticipated event in 20.62 seconds.

Blake, who last year changed coach, beat Rasheed Dwyer, 20.66 and Romario Williams, 20.89 to the tape.

Andel Miller, 21.08 finished fourth in the event.

In heat 2, Michael Bentley, 21.13, Oshane Bailey, 21.15 and Jaheel Hyde, 21.17 finished in that order.

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Event 8  Men 200 Meter Dash
 Meet Record:   20.71  7/11/2020   Juian Forte, MVP                     
    Name                    Year Team                    Finals         
Section  1     Wind: -0.7                                               
  1 Goldson, Khadrian            GC Foster College        21.79         
  2 Rowe, Samuel                 University of We         22.12         
  3 Green, Kemar                 Mvp Track & Fiel         22.29         
  4 Rawlins, Javon               GC Foster College        23.08         
Section  2     Wind: -0.9                                               
  1 Bentley, Michael             Mvp Track & Fiel         21.13         
  2 Bailey, Oshane               Sprintec Track Club      21.15         
  3 Hyde, Jaheel                 Pelicans Track Club      21.17         
  4 Callender, Emmanuel          Pelicans Track Club      21.77         
Section  3     Wind: -0.8                                               
  1 Blake, Yohan                 Titans                   20.62         
  2 Dwyer, Rasheed               Sprintec Track Club      20.66         
  3 Williams, Romario            GC Foster College        20.89         
  4 Miller, Andel                Mvp Track & Fiel         21.08
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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.


  1. Congrats Yohan..I know it has been a long road and this time won’t cut it for Olymics or Championships
    ..but you won so we have to give you just reward…congrats!


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