TOKYO — Andre De Grasse ran a blistering anchor leg, and Canada’s men’s 4×100 relay team won bronze at the Tokyo Olympics.
It’s the third medal of the Games, and sixth Olympic medal overall, for De Grasse.
The 26-year-old from Markham, Ont., overtook the Chinese runner in the final leg as Canada finished in a season-best time of 37.7 seconds.
Italy finished first in 37.5 seconds, followed by Britain in 37.51.
De Grasse led a team that included Toronto’s Aaron Brown, Jerome Blake of Kelowna, B.C., and Toronto’s Brendon Rodney.
It’s Canada’s second straight Olympic bronze in the event.