BLE Championships- Santry June 15/16, 1996 We go all the way back to 1996 ahead of the year’s National Senior Championships. The Atlanta Olympics were just around the corner but if you check out the results, not much has changed! Men 100 M 1 N Ryan Nenagh 10.74 2
Tonight in Santry you will get the opportunity to see the man they call the Beast. It kicks off at 7pm and World Champion Yohan Blake is on at 7:36pm. Check out the event here Remember how he won the World Title? Check out the video above, (starts at 1.25)
He came and went so fast he never even made an Olympics. He was like a bull in a china shop, he came in like a whirlwind and smashed world records and was gone before you had a chance to appreciate him. While Haile Gebrselassie, his great rival, was the
Eamonn Coghlan’s Wanamaker mile record may have been broken by Bernard Lagat but in 1987 he was the man. He won his 7th Wanamaker Mile and Frank Litsky’s opening paragraph of the night in the New York Times summed up the popularity and character he still holds in New York.