De Grasse adds fourth straight Di­a­mond League win

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

RA­BAT, Morocco — Canada’s An­dre De Grasse sprinted to an­other Di­a­mond League vic­tory, win­ning the 200 me­tres Sun­day in his fi­nal in­di­vid­ual race be­fore next month’s world cham­pi­onships.

The 22-year-old from Markham, Ont., crossed in 20.03 sec­onds, edg­ing Amer­i­can Ameer Webb, who fin­ished in 20.18. Zhar­nel Hughes of Great Bri­tain was third in 20.22.

De Grasse has won four con­sec­u­tive Di­a­mond League races, cap­tur­ing the 200 in Rome, and the 100 in Oslo and Stock­holm. The world cham­pi­onships are Aug. 4-13.

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