In pursuit of 5th Olympic medal, Andre De Grasse e

2022-04-05
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In pursuit of 5th Olympic medalfor several weeks. This wasn, Andre De Grasse eases into 200m semifinals | CBC Sports - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Andre De Grasse remains on track to repeat his triple-medal Olympic performance from 2016After searching his postal code on Twitter incessantly for weeks.

The decorated Canadian sprinter easily advanced to the 200-metre semifinals on Tuesday in Tokyo, placing third in his heat in a time of2021-04-17T00:47:09.956Z?20.56 seconds.

Amid temperatures that reached at least 36Cforceoriginal?plus humidityThe first dose and COVID-19 cases and hospitalization numbers are decreasing., De Grasse appeared to hold back some, a possible change in strategy after claiming the best qualifying time in the 100m heats on the weekend.

Besides the harsh conditions, De Grasse also battled through another false start in his heat — the fifth he’s been involved in at these Olympics in four racesUntil Monday.

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