Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse posted his speediest time in practically two a long time on Tuesday, ending the 100 metres in 10.09 seconds to gain a silver medal at the IAAF World Challenge in Nanjing, China.
It was the finest clocking for De Grasse, a native of Markham, Ont., because a 10.01-next effort and hard work in Oslo, Norway in June 2017. His own best is 9.91 seconds, established when he received bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
De Grasse was coming off a second-area end in the 200 metres at the Shanghai Diamond League party this previous weekend.
Watch | Aaron Brown, Andre De Grasse complete 1-2 in Shanghai:
In other Entire world Challenge motion:
- Django Lovett of Surrey, B.C., completed next in the higher jump, clearing 2.29 metres. Yu Wang of China received at 2.31 metres. Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay, B.C., just skipped the podium, finishing fourth at 2.26 metres.
- Moncton’s Genevieve Lalonde established a new own very best in the 1,500 metres, finishing 13th in 4 minutes 9.93 seconds.