Recent history of podium performance in the past several decades, has focussed on the 4x100m at the Olympic Games and World Championhips for Canada's sprinters. 2018 is going to a real test for the men's 4x100m team who took the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
First will be the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia. Heats are on April 13 and final on April 14. Canada 4x100m meter team ran 38.97 in a warm up meet in Brisbane on March 28th behind England's 38.31. Great Britain was the gold medalist at 2017 World Championhips. Canadian team members, Aaron Brown ran 20.95(-1.8) and Brendon Rodney 21.17(-1.7) in the 200m into strong headwinds in their first meets of the 2018 outdoor season down under. Andre De Grasse has delayed his 2018 return to competition after his injury just prior to the World Championships in London last August. At this time he is expected to compete at the Drake Relays in late April.
The second test will be at Swangard Stadium at the 2018 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Internatiional Track Classic which will feature a unique Sprint Team Challenge for the Pacific World Cup. This will be a 2 days test which includes the 100m, 200, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m for both women and men by the National Sprint teams of China and Canada. The 100m and 4x400m will be on June 26 and the 200m, 400m and 4x100m on June 27 at the newly renovated track at Swangard Stadium. Team coaches from China and Canada are epected to name their teams lin the next several weeks.
The third target will be the NACAC Championhips in Toronto on August 10-12 where our sprinters will face the strongest team from the Americas, including the US, Jamacia and the Bahamas.
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