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Canada’s junior track team leaves World Championships with one bronze medal

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

Canada didn't reach the podium on the final day of the World Junior Athletics Championships in Barcelona on Sunday. The team goes home with just one bronze medal.

Brandon McBride of Windsor, Ont., was the best individual Canuck on Sunday, placing sixth in the boys' 400-metre final with a Canadian junior record time of one minute 46.07 seconds.

The girls' 4x400-metre relay team also came sixth. Victoria's Alexandra Courtnall, Vancouver's Devan Wiebe, Winnipeg's Julia Zrinyi and Sage Watson of Medicine Hat, Alta., finished in 3:37.84.

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Toronto's Shawnacy Barber was the only Canadian to win a medal, earning a bronze in the boys' pole vault with a Canadian junior record of 5.55 metres on Thursday.

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