VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) _ Bruny Surin overcame a tight hamstring to win the 100 meters Saturday in the Canadian track and field championships and earn an Olympic berth.

Surin, silver medalist in the 1999 world championships, was clocked in 10.05 seconds, his best time of the year. He felt the hamstring tighten during the race, but said it shouldn't be a factor leading to Sydney.

Brad McCuaig was second in 10.18, followed by Pierre Brown in 10:25.

Donovan Bailey, the former world record holder and 1996 Olympic champion in the 100, didn't race because of a hamstring injury. But he was given an injury exemption and is on the Canadian team for the Sydney Games.

High jumper Mark Boswell shook off ankle and hip injuries to win in 7 feet, 7 inches.

In other events, Esi Benyarku won the women's 100 in 11.30, and Adrian Woodley defended his Canadian title in the 110 hurdles in 13.67.