Nicolas Macrozonaris came out of nowhere to record a time of 10.19 in the
semi-finals at the Canadian track and field championships and qualify for
the Olympic Games. Macrozonaris is only in his second year of high level
track and field. His previous personal best was 10.38. He started running
in high school and was heavily influenced to take up the sport after
Donovan Bailey won his Olympic gold medal in 1996.
2000 Games Sept. 22: Men's 100 metres: Nicolas Macrozonaris, Laval, Que., was fifth in heat, eliminated.