The athletes left no room in making the event of 90th anniversary celebration of the ISTAF, Berlin, Germany on September 11 a memorable one, as the action produced turned out to be one of the most exuberating ones in athletics history. Witnessing a mesmerising
vibe of action and entertainment with a blended approach of the paragon athletes of different disciplines in athletics, the fans all over the world and the spectators were delivered sheer sporting experience and entertainment.
The highlight of the event came in the men’s event of 100m where Yohan Blake’s indubitable performance blended the atmosphere into a chaotic one with cheers and admiration for the performer.
Blake’s immaculate run was notified as one of the four meet records to have fallen in the IAAF World Challenge meeting’s 70th edition. A humungous crowd of 51,812 propelled more of the energy with admiration and veneration for the competitors with their
With his confined aptitude of success breeding success, a young paragon Yohan Blake looks to go for the apex odds to be countered. 21-year-old Jamaican after coveting the World title in Daegu has shown clear signs of his prowess in the very discipline of
sprint runs. In a span of less than 72 hours, Blake has embossed a pair of career best 9.82 performances.
Blake took the lead and went ahead 40 metres in the race and finished at a mesmerising 9.86 meeting record which was jointly held by Maurice Greene (2000) and Asafa Powell (2006). “I was a little lazy at the start here,” said Blake, whose run nonetheless
concreted his grip on the No. 7 spot all-time. “I could have run 9.7 easy.”
Entitling his surprise win at the IAAF world Championships in Daegu Blake has inducted additional confidence but with that the athlete must go for the harder part of the sustaining radius to emerge with an Olympic team slot.
The second spot in the event was mantled by the Daegu bronze medallist Kim Collins who finished the distance with a season best finish of 10.01. Trinidad & Tobago’s Richard Thompson mantled the third spot at 10.08.