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Jamaica’s Yohan Blake receives fitness boost after Glasgow Grand Prix

Jamaica’s Yohan Blake receives fitness boost after Glasgow Grand Prix

Posted by Shanelle Weir on July 13, 2014

Yohan Blake did not suffer a fresh hamstring injury in the 100m at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix on Friday night, according to his manager.

The Olympic silver medallist and former world champion pulled up halfway through the race at Hampden Park clutching the back of his thigh before stumbling to the ground and exiting the track in a wheelchair. But Cubie Seegobin, Blake’s manager, said the damage was not as bad as first feared.

“It seems to be initially cramp,” he said. “An ultra-scan … showed no damage. Today, we will do a major scan and MRI to be certain and complete.”

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