Tokyo Olympics: Canada defeats Sweden, takes gold after nail-biting shootout in women’s soccer final

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The Canadian women’s soccer team defeated Sweden in a stunning round of penalty kicks on Friday, bringing home gold after a tied game following extra time set the stage for a nail-biting shootout for both countries.

It wasn’t the only medal win either on Friday, after Mohammed Ahmed won silver in the men’s 5,000-metre race and Andre De Grasse, Jerome Blake, Aaron Brown and Brendon Rodney won bronze in the 4×100-metre relay.

As Crystal Goomansingh reports, there’s still more to be played but as the Olympics are just days from ending, it was a photo finish for Canada on this final Friday taking home medals of all colours.

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