Track and Field

Andre De Grasse storms to victory at Oslo Diamond League

Canadians Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown raced to gold and silver in the 200 metres at the Bislett Games Diamond League meet on Thursday.

Aaron Brown comes 2nd to give Canada 1-2 finish in men's 200 metre

Andre De Grasse of Canada wins the men's 200m at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo, Norway Thursday July 1, 2021. (Annika Byrd/Associated Press)

Canadians Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown raced to gold and silver in the 200 metres at the Bislett Games Diamond League meet on Thursday.

De Grasse, a triple Olympic medallist from Markham, Ont., ran 20.09 seconds. Toronto's Brown, who a week earlier captured the Canadian title in the 100 and 200 metres, finished in 20.38.

Sage Watson of Medicine Hat, Alta., was seventh in the women's 400 hurdles in 56.52.

WATCH | Andre De Grasse takes top spot in men's 200m:

De Grasse and Brown finish 200m 1-2 in Oslo

1 year ago
Duration 2:04
Andre De Grasse took the 200m top spot while Aaron Brown grabbed second in Diamond League action from Oslo.

Andrea Seccafien of Guelph, Ont., who smashed the Canadian record in the 10,000 metres in May, was ninth in the women's 5,000 in 15:10.00.

All of the Canadians competing had previously locked up their spots on the Olympic team, which will be announced Saturday. The Olympic qualifying window closed on Tuesday.

WATCH | Meet Canada's Olympic track and field team:

Meet Canada's Olympic track and field team

1 year ago
Duration 4:14
This week on Team Canada Today, Andi Petrillo explains all of the big Canadian storylines in athletics — including Andre De Grasse's chances at winning another medal.

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