DOMINIQUE BLAKE

A standout athlete since childhood, Dominique Blake has written her goals, stuck to her game plan of success, and committed herself to becoming the very best she can be in every facet of life. Her mission has always been to motivate others to understand that we can be, do, and have anything in life that we desire. Being a professional athlete and international motivational speaker has given Dominique the platform to touch hearts and minds far and wide. The Olympic medalist has only scratched the surface of her potential and is motivated and focused on building a legacy of service to her community, persistence, drive, and determination.

Date of Birth
February 15th, 1987
Birthplace
Mount Vernon, NY
Home Town
Kingston, Jamaica
Height & Weight
5′ 10" & 142 lbs.
Country / Team
Team Jamaica
Events
200 m / 400 m
4 x 400 m Relay

High School

Harry S. Truman High School
  • 400 m Outdoor New York State Champion
  • 600 m Indoor New York State Champion
  • Colgate Women’s Games 400 m Champion

Personal Bests:

  • 200 m – 24.6
  • 300 m – 39.1
  • 400 m – 53.3
  • 500 m – 1:12
  • 600 m – 1:31
  • 800 m – 2:13

College

Pennsylvania State University
  • 6 time Big 10 Conference Champion
  • 7 time NCAA Championship Participant
  • 3 time Penn State Record Holder
  • NCAA Regional Outstanding Athlete 2004-2006
  • Academic All-Big Ten 2005-2008
  • NCAA All-American 2005-2008

Personal Bests:

  • 100 m – 11.89
  • 200 m – 23.85
  • 400 m – 52.15
  • 600 m – 1:30
  • 800 m – 2:07

Professional

2008 – Present
  • 2010 Hampton Games Silver Medalist (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • 2010 4x400 m Central American and Caribbean Sports Games Gold Medalist (Mayaguez, Puerto Rico)
  • 2010 400 m / 4x400 m / 4x100 m Common Wealth Semi nalist (New Delhi, India)
  • 2012 400 m World Indoor Semi nalist (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • 2012 4x400 m Olympic Bronze Medalist (London, England)

Personal Bests:

  • 200 m – 23.85
  • 400 m – 51.72
Showtime

Showtime

School Years

School Years

Representing the Black, Gold, and Green

Representing the Black, Gold, and Green

Off the Track

Off the Track

Fan Love

Fan Love

The 2012 London Olympics Experience

The 2012 London Olympics Experience

Events

Events

Latest Posts

Ready to Win

Ready to Win

When most people read the title of this confession, they will probably assume I’m referring to track and field. The truth of the matter is, “Ready to Win” is my daily mindset and a phrase I use to conquer each day. If we were always in...

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Be OBSESSED!

Be OBSESSED!

It amazes me when people tell me they are passionate about something but they take no action to achieve that thing. It also amazes me when they speak of all the things they DON’T want—seemingly unaware that the universe is receiving it the same as it receives our...

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“The Success is in the Preparation”

“The Success is in the Preparation”

Before every magical story is revealed to the world, before every overnight success becomes coveted by all, there is often pain, adversity, struggle, conflict, and pressure. Our understanding of faith in a higher being and believing that consistent hard work pays off...

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