Just before the London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony, Derek Drouin accomplished he had won the brownish badge in the men’s top jump on Tuesday night, the aboriginal affair he did was seek out his parents, Sheila and Gates, in the crowd. He begin them quickly, ran over to get a hug, and they handed him a Canadian flag, a appropriate banderole active by about every citizen of his hometown, Corunna, Ont.
Drouin’s brownish badge capped what had been one of the strangest top jump finals in Olympic history. Not alone did he win a bronze, two added jumpers aswell won a bronze, Essa Mutaz Barshim of Qatar and Robert Grabarz of Great Britain. All three austere 2.29 metres on one try and absent at 2.33. Ivan Ukhov of Russia won the accident with a jump of 2.38 while Erik Kynard of the U.S. was additional with a approval of 2.33.
Everyone abroad absent at 2.33, but because the three brownish medallists austere 2.29 in alone one try, they got the hardware. There is no jump-off in Olympic top jumping for third place. Drouin’s assistant Mike Mason of New Westminster, B.C. aswell austere 2.29 and absent at 2.33. But because it took him three attempts to accomplish 2.29, he got nothing. London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony is on August 12.