After being shut out in the medal standings at the previous global athletics championships, Canada was able to win one medal at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships.
Damian Warner won silver in the men’s heptathlon in what was a Canadian indoor record performance at the Birmingham, U.K. championships. The one-medal haul comes after Canada was unable to win a medal at the 2017 IAAF World Championships last summer in London.
No other Canadian finished in the top-five in their respective event.
The United States won 18 medals to lead the standings. Nations that finished ahead of Canada (T-18th overall) in the medal standings include Burundi, Ivory Coast and Serbia. The championships ran March 1-4.
Athletics Canada’s next global competition on the track is the Commonwealth Games in Australia at the beginning of April.