How much is Yohan Blake worth? $6.5 Million
How did Yohan Blake earn his money and wealth?
Yohan Blake is born on 26 December in 1989. He is a West Indian sprinter of the 100m and 200m sprint races. Both in 100 and 200m, Yohan Blake is the second fastest and youngest athlete. Yohan Blake is coached by Glen Mills. Usain Bolt and Daniel Bailey are his training partners. During his career, Yohan has achieved many feats, awards, and honors at very young age. He is still active not only in sprint race but in other sports like cricket as well.
Yohan Blake set the record of fastest time by a Jamaican junior sprinter over 100 m with 10.11 seconds. He set the record at the 2007 CARIFTA Games which was held in the Turks and Caicos Islands were under him, his team won the gold in the 4 × 100 meters relay. For this achievement, he was awarded the Austin Sealy Trophy for the most exceptional and outstanding athlete of the CARIFTA Games of 2007. Yohan Blake was also appreciated by the great runner Usain Bolt. In 2008, when Usain Bolt was asked in the interview about his competitor, who can challenge him, he spelled the name of Yohan Blake, saying that “Watch out for Yohan Blake. He runs like a beast, he is the only one I can see taking my place in future”
In the 2009 Reebok Grand Pix, Blake won the 100 meters “B”. His feats at the Golden Gala in July represented a noteworthy improvement in his skills. He proved himself to be a serious competitor at the senior level.He stood at 3rd place and proved himself with a 10s barrier-breaking run of 9.96 s, thereby becoming the youngest athlete ever to achieve this record. He gradually brought the seconds to 9.93 shortly after, taking 3rd place behind his training partners Bolt and Daniel Bailey.
In the World Championships in the year 2011, Blake comfortably made to the final. Following the disqualification of training partner Usain Bolt, Blake won the Gold medal in a time of just 9.92s. At the age of 21 years and 245 days, Blake also became the youngest 100 m world champion ever, beating Carl Lewis, who won the event at World Championships in 1983 at the age of 22 years and 38 days.
In 2014, he achieved his personal best in 400m race in a time of 46.32 seconds.Besides being a sprinter racer, Yohan Blake has an interest in cricket also and wanted to play for West Indies. He is a very good bowler and even played for cricket clubs.
What are the most popular appearances of Yohan Blake?
- First (2012)
- OnePeople: The Celebration (2012)
- Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports (2015)
- I Am Bolt (2016)