No Stopping Yohan

News Americas, BERLIN, Germany, Mon. Sept. 12, 2011: Jamaica’s Yohan Blake is creating a name for himself ever since Usain Bolt’s false start disqualification in Korea.

Blake, fresh from the 100-m wins in the World Championships and on Thursday in Switzerland, Blake created history in Germany Sunday, by scoring a record breaking win in the 100-m race.

Blake won a blistering 9.82 victory in the 100-m at the 90th anniversary celebration of the ISTAF, one of the world’s oldest track meets before a vociferous crowd of 51,812 in the German capital’s historic 1936 Olympic Stadium.

“I was a little lazy at the start here,” said Blake, whose run nonetheless solidified his hold on the No. 7 spot all-time. “I could have run 9.7 easy.”

His victory was on the same blue track where training partner Bolt set his 9.58 World record two years ago.

The Caribbean completely dominated as Kim Collins, the Daegu bronze medallist, clocked a 10.01 season’s best, with Trinidad & Tobago’s Richard Thompson third in 10.08.

Blake has one more outing on his schedule before hanging up his spikes for the season. On Friday he’ll contest the 200m at the Samsung Diamond League final in Brussels.