Andre de Grasse wins gold in men's 200 meters
Andre de Grasse Andrew Nelles-USA TODAY Sports

Andre de Grasse first Canadian to win gold in men's 200 meters since 1928

Andre de Grasse of Canada won the Olympic gold medal in the men's 200 meters, beating out three American runners to stand at the top of the podium. He is the first Canadian to take home gold in the 200 meters in nearly a century.

2019 world champion Noah Lyles took bronze with a time of 19.74 seconds while Kenneth Bednarek won silver with a time of 19.68 seconds. Seventeen-year-old Erriyon Knighton, the U.S. team's youngest member, just barely missed the podium after posting a 19.93.

De Grasse took home silver in the event at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, coming in second to Usain Bolt. He also took home the bronze a couple nights ago in the men's 100 meters, which he also did in 2016.

Chelena Goldman grew up on a street where the boys played street hockey and yelling at baseball and football over the radio was a standard -- making life as a sports geek the perfect fit. She believes in dominance on the blue line, good red wine, and the theory that you can never be too overdressed for any occasion. You can find her gabbing away on Twitter at @ChelenaGoldman.

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