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Top stories from Tokyo 2020

Here's a refresher of the most exciting results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

2020 Olympics Photo by: Japan Sports Council

It was a fantastic week of athletic events to wind up the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with Canada winning six medals on the track and road: gold for Damian Warner in the decathlon and Andre De Grasse in the 200m, silver for Moh Ahmed in the 5,000m and bronze for De Grasse in the 100m, Evan Dunfee in the 50K race walk and our men’s 4x100m relay team consisting of Aaron Brown, Jerome Blake, Brendon Rodney and De Grasse. If you somehow missed the action, here’s a recap of all of our top stories, in chronological order, starting with the most recent (the men’s marathon). 


Top stories

Canadians in Tokyo: results roundup

Eliud Kipchoge dominates Olympic marathon as 30 runners DNF in Sapporo heat

Canada’s 4x400m team just misses podium in relay final

Jakob Ingebrigtsen takes 1,500m gold in Olympic record

Hassan overtakes Gidey for second Olympic gold, in the 10,000m

Jepchirchir beats Kosgei, Molly Seidel takes bronze in Olympic marathon

Jamaica wins gold in women’s 4x100m final

Canadians take bronze in fiery 4x100m relay

Kipyegon outkicks Hassan for Olympic 1,500m gold, sets Olympic record

Mohammed Ahmed does it: SILVER for Canada in the 5,000m

Evan Dunfee takes bronze in the 50K race walk

Steven Gardiner becomes world’s fastest man over 400m

Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam successfully defends her heptathlon gold in Tokyo

Damian Warner wins GOLD for Canada in the decathlon

Andre De Grasse takes 200m gold in 19.62, another Canadian record

Gen Lalonde sets another Canadian record in steeplechase final

Sydney McLaughlin wins 400mH gold and breaks world record


Athing Mu wins the women’s 800m in her Olympic debut, Thompson-Herah gets the double-double

De Grasse sets 200m Canadian record in Tokyo semi-finals

Karsten Warholm smashes 400m hurdles world record, wins gold in Tokyo

Hassan nabs first gold in her quest for the triple crown

Matt Hughes finishes sixth in steeplechase final

De Grasse wins bronze in 9.89, Italy’s Jacobs takes gold in 100m final


Gen Lalonde sets national record in 3,000m steeplechase semi-final

Jamaican women sweep 100m podium, set Olympic record

Barega wins 10,000m Olympic final, Cheptegei and Kiplimo take silver and bronze