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Marco Arop of Edmonton ran a personal-best one minute 44 seconds on Sunday, finishing second in the men's 800 metres at a Diamond League track and field meet in Stockholm.
Arop, 22, held a comfortable lead going into the final 100 metres but was overtaken by eventual winner Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich of Kenya, who crossed the line in 1:43.84.
Great Britain's Elliot Giles finished third in 1:44.05.
WATCH | Arop hangs on to finish 2nd, sets 800-metre PB:
In the men's 100, Toronto native Aaron Brown was fifth in 10.18 seconds ahead of fellow Canadian Jerome Blake, who placed sixth in 10.18, also a PB.
WATCH | Baker tops men's 100 podium in Stockholm:
American Ronnie Baker won the event with a time of 10.03, followed by Italy's Marcell Jacobs (10.05). Great Britain's Chijindu Ujah finished in third (10.10).
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