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Canadian men win bronze, Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to gold

Canadian men win bronze, Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to gold

Posted by Orrin Benn on August 20, 2013

Circumstance robbed Canada of a bronze medal one year ago at the London Games. On Sunday, the medal and a measure of vindication came back to the team.

Canada's men's relay team won bronze at the world track and field championships in the 4x100-metre race after Great Britain disqualified in Moscow.

"Great Britain are a great team, but I'm happy for us."—Justyn Warner after Canada awarded bronze

The victory helped provide some closure for Justyn Warner and Gavin Smellie, who were both on the relay team that lost a bronze medal to disqualification in 2012.

The bronze is Canada's fifth medal at the event, the most successful in the country's history at the world championships.

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