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Fire I: Field and Avenue Residents

fire i: I literally won by a nose Friday night in the 100, and I had a pretty comfortable win in the 200 and I'm pleased with it, according to Vancouver Courier. I can build off this. Brown won the 200 to complete the short sprints sweep at the Canadian track and field championships on Saturday, but the field was missing Andre De Grasse to a hamstring injury and Gavin Smellie to an odd late false start call.article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver High on Life vloggers die in Shannon Falls tragedy Cousin says High on Life vlogger who drowned at Shannon Falls died selflessly When street gangs ruled Vancouver'We ran for our lives' West 4th Avenue residents devastated by fire I had to run against who's in the field, and that's exactly what I did, Brown, of Toronto, said. Brown, who'd won the 100 by a thousandth of a second the previous night, led from the gun to capture the 200 crown, his fourth Canadian senior title, in 20.17 seconds. De Grasse, the Canadian record-holder in the 200, had finished third in the 100 but pulled up with a hamstring injury in his 200 semifinal Saturday. Jerome Blake of Kelowna, B.C., was second in 20.38, while Mobolade Ajomale of Richmond Hill, Ont., won the bronze in 20.62. ( As reported in the news.