Donovan Bailey’s 1996 gold still resonates with Canada

Donovan Bailey sat down with Donnovan Bennett to talk about life 20 years after becoming the fastest man on earth in Atlanta 1996 and how that moment changed it.

It’s been 20 years since Donovan Bailey proved he was the fastest man on earth at the 1996 Olympic Games, but his victory is still one of the most significant moments in Canadian sports history.

Bailey sat down with Sportsnet to discuss what his win all those years ago means to him and his country today and the rewards of sharing his success with his teammates and countrymen.

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