Andre De Grasse and men's 4x100m relay team win bronze for Canada at Tokyo Olympics
Andre De Grasse is back on the podium for Canada after leading the men's 4x100m relay team to the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
THAT FINISH— CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) August 6, 2021
Andre De Grasse does everything he can in the anchor leg of the 4x100m and pushes to bronze
The gold belongs to the Italians pic.twitter.com/deEd4aEIBI
The team that also included Aaron Brown, Jerome Black and Brendon Rodney claimed Canada's second track medal this morning after Mo Ahmed ran to silver in the 5000m.
Italy claimed the gold and Great Britain got the silver in a close finish. Suprisingly, Jamaica finished fifth. The US team failed to make the finals after finishing fifth in their semi-final heat.
Andre De Grasse took Canada from 5th to 3rd in the last leg of the men's 4x100m— CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) August 6, 2021
A stunning performance by the Canadian sprinter, who has medalled in every Olympic event he's entered (six for six) pic.twitter.com/P6razvv9Jx
Canada has a history of success in the 100m relay event having won bronze at the Olympics in 2016 and gold in 1996 in Atlanta.
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