Melissa-Bishop Nriagu, right, has secured her spot at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics with her Canadian standard time of 1:59.49 at Friday’s Olympic Trials/Canadian Championship in Montreal. She followed “rabbit” Abby Townsend, left, for the fi rst lap, but was overtaken by Lindsey Butterworth in the fi nal 100 metres, to fi nish second in the event. This is Bishop-Nriagu’s third time representing Canada at an Olympic games. Photo: Pierre Paradis/Athletics Canada

Montreal – It’s often been said that the third time is the charm and Eganville Olympian Melissa Bishop-Nriagu is hoping that proves true as she will represent Canada for a third time at the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics this summer in Tokyo, Japan.

The Eganville native solidified her spot on the team with her second-place finish in the womens 800 metre final at the Olympic/Paralympic Trials and Canadian Championship held over the weekend in Montreal where she posted a 1:59.496 time. It was t...

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