Watch Andre De Grasse, Aaron Brown run for Olympic gold in men’s 200m final

Watch Andre De Grasse, Aaron Brown run for Olympic gold in men’s 200m final

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Canada’s Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown will both compete in the men’s 200-metre final, scheduled to begin at 8:55 a.m. ET.

The two Canadian sprinters booked their spots in the final with big performances in the heats and semifinals on Tuesday.

De Grasse, a 26-year-old from Markham, Ont., sprinted to a personal best and Canadian record 19.73 seconds in his semifinal.

Brown, 29, of Toronto, ran a season’s best time of 19.99 to win his semifinal and book a ticket in the title race with De Grasse.

WATCH | De Grasse runs fastest time in semis, sets Canadian record:

Andre De Grasse won his 200m semifinal with a time of 19.73 seconds, good for a personal best and Canadian record. 2:20


Published at Wed, 04 Aug 2021 11:00:00 +0000