Olympic champion De Grasse fourth in 200 metres at Diamond League's Doha stop

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DOHA, Qatar — Olympic champion Andre De Grasse finished fourth in the men's 200-metre race Friday at the Diamond League stop in Doha.

De Grasse, from Markham, Ont., completed the race in 20.15 seconds. He finished just behind Jereem Richards of Trinidad and Tobago, who posted the same time.

Americans took the top two spots, with Noah Lyles (19.72 seconds) outsprinting Fred Kerley (19.75).

Aaron Brown of Brampton, Ont., was fifth and Jerome Blake of Burnaby, B.C., finished sixth.

In the men's 800 metres, Edmonton's Marco Arop was third in one minute and 49.51 seconds, behind Noah Kibet of Kenya (1:49.08) and Peter Bol of Australia (1:49.35).

Django Lovett of Surrey, B.C., finished third in men's high jump, clearing 2.27 metres.

Sanghyeok Woo of South Korea was first with a jump of 2.33 metres, followed by Olympic champion Mutaz Essa Barshim at 2.30 metres.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 13, 2022.

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