Yohan Blake and agent Cubie Seegobin part company

By November 10, 2021

Sports agent Cubie Seegobin and Jamaican Olympian Yohan Blake have agreed to go their separate ways after a relationship that lasted for more than a decade, the agent revealed in a statement earlier today.

Blake, 2011 100m World Champion, was represented by Seegobin since 2009 and helped guide the former St Jago High track star to great heights in the sport of track and field. In 2011, Blake ran 19.26 in the 200m at a meet in Brussels and 9.69 in Lausanne in 2012, to become the second-fastest man of all time.

Only Usain Bolt (9.58 and 19.19) has run faster.

However, in a move that came as a surprise to many, Seegobin announced on Wednesday that he will no longer be representing the man formerly known as ‘The Beast’.

“After 12 years, during which as a team we achieved tremendous successes, I wish to announce that I no longer represent Mr Yohan Blake,” said Seegobin in a statement that revealed that the two parties “separated amicably on August 13, 2021.”

“As a team, along with legendary coach Glen Mills, Mr Blake created history by becoming the youngest man ever to win the 100m world title. He also bagged silver medals in the sprints, and gold as part of the world record-breaking sprint relay team (36.84) at the London 2012 Olympic games,” Seegobin continued.

“Today he remains the joint second-fastest all-time over 100m and the second-fastest ever over 200m. Without question, one of the all-time greats, and I take this opportunity to publicly wish Mr Blake nothing but the best in his future endeavours.”

 

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