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Kenny Bednarek runs personal best, wins silver in men's 200-meter final

Bednarek, who attended Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, took home a silver medal Wednesday's final.

TOKYO, Japan β€” Kenny Bednarek, who attended Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, won the silver medal in Wednesday's 200-meter men's final at the Tokyo Olympics.

Bednarek finished with a personal best of 19.68, just behind Canada's Andre De Grasse, who set a national record at 19.62 seconds.

Another American, Noah Lyles, took home bronze.

Bednarek finished second in his 200-meter semifinal heat Tuesday evening in Tokyo with a time of 19.83 to qualify for Wednesday's final.

He was born in Tulsa, Okla. and then moved to Rice Lake, Wis. before attending Indian Hills CC.

You can find a full list of Olympic athletes with Iowa ties here.

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