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GBR | May 21, 2022

Yohan Blake edged by Canada’s Aaron Brown in DL 100m clash

Gavin Riley

Gavin Riley / Our Today

Athletics – Diamond League – Birmingham – The Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, Britain – May 21, 2022 Canada’s Aaron Brown celebrates after winning the men’s 100m as Jamaica’s Yohan Blake celebrates after placing second. (Photo: Action Images via Reuters/Molly Darlington)

Iconic Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake had to settle for second-best to Canada’s Aaron Brown, who finished just ahead of him in the men’s 100m final at the Wanda Diamond League meet in Birmingham, England on Saturday (May 21).

Brown, 29, breezed to an easy 10.13-second victory at the Müller Birmingham meet ahead of Blake in a time of 10.18s and Canadian Jerome Blake, who copped third place with 10.20s. Olympic bronze medallist Andre de Grasse finished fourth in 10.24s.


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