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Blake to lead Ostrava 200m, 100m field announced – IAAF World Challenge

Ostrava, Czech Republic – Rising Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake will lead the 200m field at the 50th jubilee Ostrava Golden Spike meeting – IAAF World Challenge – on 31 May. Organisers are hoping the 21-year-old can approach the meeting record of 19.83 set by Usain Bolt in 2008. Blake, a 2006 and 2008 World Junior Championships medallist, clocked a career best of 19.78 last year and this season has a wind-assisted 9.80 performance in the 100m to his credit from the Jamaica Invitational earlier this month. Read more>>

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