Thursday, September 8, 2011

New 100m world champion Blake defeated Powell, Dix, Frater and Carter in PB at Zurich Diamond League last night

Worlds Daegu 100m gold medalist Yohan Blake, 21 of Jamaica showed his world champion status by running his PB to win the 100m at the Weltklasse Zurich, the 12th stop and the first of the 2 finals of the Samsung Diamond League last night.

Blake finished 9.82, o.o7 second faster than his previous best, to beat come-back countryman and world leading Asafa Powell, Daegu 100m and 200m silver medalist Walter Dix of USA and his Daegu 4x100m WR teammates Michael Frater and Nesta Carter

Results of 100m
1) Yohan Blake (JAM) - 9.82 (PB)

2) Asafa Powell (JAM) - 9.95

3) Walter Dix (USA) - 10.04

4) Michael Frater (JAM) - 10.06

5) Kim Collins (SKN) - 10.09

6) Nesta Carter (JAM) - 10.12

7) Jaysum Saidy Ndur (NOR) - 10.20
8) Richard Thoppson (TRI) - 10.23

9) Trell Kimmons (USA) - 10.33

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