Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Bronze in High Jump

Day 11 Brings Canada’s 7th Bronze

Derek Drouin is one of three men taking home the bronze medal in high jump. Drouin tied with Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Great Britain’s Robert Grabarz. The three men made it to a height of 2.29m and failed all three of their attempts at 2.33m. Derek is the participating in his first ever Olympics for Canada and he earned Canada’s first medal in high jump since Greg Joy earned silver at Montreal 1976 

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