Yohan Blake Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Yohan Blake
  • Name: Yohan Blake
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
  • Occupation: Sprinter
  • Net Worth: US $2 Million
  • Status: Alive

Nicknamed “The Beast”, Yohan Blake is a Jamaican sprinter and Olympic gold medalist. He has one of the fastest time in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash, second only to Usain Bolt. Blake was born to parents Shirley and Veda on December 26, 1989 in St. James, Jamaica. He has a sister named Arlene. Blake completed his education at St. Jago High School in Spanish Town.

Blake was an aspiring cricketer prior to his career in track and field. He was encouraged to pursue sprinting by his high school principal. Blake made his junior career debut in 2006. He’s won a total of 5 gold medals in the junior CARIFTA Games, 3 gold medals in the CAC Junior Championships, and a gold in the 2006 World Junior Championships. He also managed to set a junior record of 10.11 seconds in the 100-meter at the 2007 Caribbean Free Trade Association Games. Blake’s career was halted in 2009 after he tested positive for methylhexanamine. He was banned from competing for three months.

In 2011, Blake competed and won gold for the 100-meter and the 4×100-meter relay at the World Championships in South Korea. He was able to improve his 200-meter personal best from 19.78 seconds in 2010 to an impressive 19.26 seconds in 2011. Blake made his Olympic debut at the 2012 Summer games in London. He won gold for the 4×100-meter relay, and silver for the 100m and 200m sprint. Blake is slated to represent team Jamaica at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Yohan Blake is 5ft 11in tall and has a net worth of $2 million. He established the YB Afraid Foundation in 2011.

Yohan Blake Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Yohan Blake Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Yohan Blake
  • Birthday: December 26, 1989
  • How Old : Age: 26 years old
  • Place of Birth: St. James, Jamaica
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
  • Occupation: Sprinter
  • Years Active: 2006-present
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $2 Million
  • Marriage(s):
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive
  • Official Site: ybafraid.com

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