Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse finished fourth in a season-best effort in the men’s 200-metre event in Diamond League action on Saturday in Paris, France.
The Markham, Ont., native crossed the finish line with a time of 20.38 seconds.
South Africa’s Luxolo Adams ran away with the victory with a time of 19.82 seconds.
Dominican Alexander Ogondo placed second with a national record and personal best of 20.03 seconds, while France’s Mouhamadou Fall took third place (20.26).
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De Grasse won the first Olympic gold medal of his career and first by a Canadian in the 200 since 1928 last summer, setting a national record time of 19.62 in Tokyo. De Grasse has run the distance twice this year, with a best of 20.67 in legal wind on April 29 near his home in Jacksonville, Fla.
Two weeks later, he was fourth in a wind-assisted 20.15 at the Diamond League season opener in Doha, Qatar.