Bronze Medal 96 

A Personal Experience!   

   Inspired By His Own Hidden Secrets:                                                    

Born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, Dennis Blake was awarded a two year scholarship to Blinn Junior College, in Texas. 

Because of his great athletic performances, he was awarded thirty two scholarships throughout the United State which includes Alabama A&M University (AAMU) his Alma Mater.

During his Track & Field career at Alabama A&M University, Dennis became the recipient of numerous impressive awards and recognition. 

The nine-time All-American star was selected as the “Most Valuable Player” at the SIAC conference championship, winning the “Abbott Award.”

As a former member of the AAMU track and field program under the tutelage of Coach Walter Tullis, he was able to represent his country and the University at the most prestigious and the apex of all sports, the summer Olympic Games in 1996 in Atlanta, Ga., where he earned his first Olympic Bronze Medal. AAMU was recognized internationally, and Dennis was later accorded a resolution by the Mayor and City Council of Huntsville, Ala.: Resolution 96-791.

His accomplishments have received the praise of the Office of the Prime Minister in Jamaica; Com-sport Limited Jamaica; Aluminum Partners of Jamaica; the International Autograph Club in Australia; the Huntsville Times and the Municipal Offices in the United States.

In the year 2006, Dennis Blake was inducted into the Alabama A&M University Athletic
Hall of Fame. To learn more about Dennis Blake click here

                                                                                     Dennis Blake Athletic Achievements:

§ Bronze Medalist: 1992 Jamaica National Olympic Trials

§ Quarter Finalist: 1992 Barcelona, Spain Summer Olympic Games

§ Gold Medalist: 1993 400M National Champion, Jamaica

§ Quarter Finalist: 1993 Stuttgart, Germany World Championship Games

§ Fifth Place Finalist: 1993 Fukuoka, Japan World University Games

§ Silver Medalist: 1994 British Columbia Canada Commonwealth Games

§ Silver Medalist: 1995 Pan America Games Argentina

§ Silver Medalist: 1995 Goteborg, Sweden World Championship Games

§ Bronze Medalist: 1996 Atlanta, Georgia Summer Olympic Games

§ Resolution: 1996 City of Huntsville, Alabama Resolution No. 96-791

§ Silver Medalist: 1997 Sicily, Italy World University Games

§ Inductee: 2006 Alabama A&M University Hall of Fame

§ Resolution: 2006 Resolution of Madison County Commission, Alabama

§ Certificate: 2009 USATF Level 1 Coaching Education

§ Certificate: 2009 Fitness and Nutrition, Penn Foster College

§ Certificate: 2009 Certified CPR and AED

§ Newspaper: Feature in Numerous Articles

§ Award: Recognition Prime Minister of Jamaica

Click for 1st round  video video 1992 Olympic Games - click here for quarter final video Olympic Games 1992

Click on the video above to watch the 4x400 Relay at the 1996 Olympic Games

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