Tokyo 2020: Alison dos Santos makes history with bronze medal in 400m hurdles

It was the first Brazilian medal ever in this event, and was also Brazil's first medal in track and field at these Olympic Games in Japan.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Gigantic! With his height of 1.98 m and his long strides, Alison dos Santos, 21, performed a remarkable feat on Tuesday (2) at the Tokyo Olympics, winning bronze in the 400 meter hurdles. It was the first Brazilian medal in this event, as well as Brazil's first in track and field at the Tokyo Olympics.

In a spectacular race where a world record was set, after a slow start, Alison came on strong once he hit his stride, especially in the last 30 meters, where he secured the Bronze medal with a time (46s72 . . .

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