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Markham’s Andre De Grasse Has Won Bronze In The Men’s 100m Final For His Second Olympics In A Row

Markham, Ontario’s very own Andre De Grasse sped his way to third place in the men’s 100-metre final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

De Grasse finished with a time of 9.89 seconds inside the Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.



Italy’s Marcell Jacobs won gold in 9.80 seconds while the United States’ Fred Kerley came in second place.

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De Grasse was spotted wearing some swaggy sunglasses on the track field and showed a lot of confidence.

During the men’s semi-finals 100m run on Saturday, De Grasse finished second in his heat with a time of 9.98 seconds.



De Grasse currently has four Olympic medals, including the bronze he earned in the 100-metre in Rio 2016. He also received a a silver in the 200-metre event and bronze in the men’s 4×100 metre relay in Rio.

The last time a Canadian won a gold medal in the 100-metre event was Donovan Bailey in 1996.

Unfortunately, Olympic fans will not be seeing the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt at this years Olympics.

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