Blake looking to upstage Bolt in Brussels again
BRUSSELS (AP) - Yohan Blake failed to upstage Usain Bolt at the Olympics when it really counted. He stands a better chance at the Van Damme Memorial on Friday even though the two Jamaicans won't race each other.
Blake is returning to race the 200 meters at King Baudouin Stadium, one year after stunning everyone, Bolt included, by running the second-fastest time in history.
Blake says he is fit and eager to beat the 19.26 seconds he ran last year and the fickle weather should cooperate, with balmy temperatures and clear skies predicted in what would be perfect conditions for sprinting.
After beating Blake in the 100 and 200 at the London Games, three-time Olympic champion Bolt will take center stage again in the 100.