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Monday, October 19, 2015

Athletics Worlds Wrapup featuring Canada's Derek Drouin


Before our focus turns too much toward winter season sports, we might want to do a final look/see at this past summer's IAAF World Championships in Athletics.  Checking out the results from that competition definitely gives us some food for thought as we head into an Olympics year.

... for example, your new world champion in the high jump, Derek Drouin of Canada.  His gold medal in that event is an auspicious follow-up to his bronze medal at the last world championships, so do watch for him in the months ahead.

Name: Derek Drouin
Date of Birth: March 6, 1990 (Pisces)
Hometown: Corunna, Ontario, Canada
Height/Weight: 6'4"/176 lbs
Sport: Track & Field
Event: High Jump
--- 2015 World Championships gold medalist
--- 2013 World Championships bronze medalist
--- 2012 Olympics bronze medalist