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Competed: 2015

Graduated: 2016

Major: Sociology

Birthdate: 11/10/1994
 

 

USC CAREER
  • USC record-holder in the 100m (9.92) and second in the 200m (19.88)…left school holding the record in both…broke the 35-year-old records of James Sanford
     

  • Won the 2015 NCAA titles in the 100m and 200m dashes with the fastest collegiate 200m time under all-conditions ever of 19.58w and second-fastest all-condition 100m of 9.75w…also 4th in the 4x100m relay
     

  • Became the first Trojan to win the 100m-200m double since Clancy Edwards in 1978 and the first collegian since Walter Dix in 2007.
     

  • Won the Pac-12 100m and 200m titles and ran on USC’s winning 4x100m relay…set the USC, meet and Drake Stadium record in the 100m…set the Canadian 200m record in the semis
     

  • Before USC attended Coffeyville Community College in Kansas where he won 5 NJCAA titles
     

CANADA CAREER
  • Canadian record-holder in the 200m (19.80)
     

  • Is the first Canadian sprinter to win three medals in a single Olympics (2016 Rio)
     

  • 2021 did not compete at the Canadian Athletics Championships as he already had qualified to represent Canada at the Olympics
     

  • 2019 World Championships…2nd in 200m, 3rd in 100m…first Canadian male to medal in the 200m since 1991
     

  • 2019 Canadian Championships…2nd in the 100m
     

  • 2018 Canadian Championships…3rd in the 100m
     

  • 2017 World Relays…1st in 4x200m (in Bahamas)…11th in 4x100m (in Yokohama)
     

  • 2017 Canadian Championships…1st in the 100m, 1st in the 200m
     

  • 2016 Rio Olympics…2nd in 200m, 3rd in 100m, 3rd in 4x100m
     

  • 2016 Canadian Championships…1st in the 100m, 3rd in the 200m
     

  • 2015 World Championships…3rd in 100m and 3rd in 4x100m
     

  • 2015 Canadian Championships…1st in the 100m
     

  • 2015 Pan Am Games…1st in the 100m and 1st in the 200m
     

  • 2014 Commonwealth Games…15th in the 200m
     

  • 2014 Canadian Championships…2nd in the 100m, 4th in the 200m
     

  • 2013 Pan Am Junior Championships…2nd in the 100m, 3rd in the 200m
     

  • 2013 Canadian Championships…4th in the 100m
     

PROFESSIONAL CAREER
  • 2019 Rabat Diamond League 200m title
     

  • 2017 Rabat Diamond League 200m title
     

  • 2017 Rome Diamond League 200m title
     

  • 2017 Stockholm Diamond League 100m title
     

  • 2017 Oslo Diamond League 100m title
     

  • 2016 Oslo Diamond League 100m title
     

  • 2016 Birmingham Diamond League 200m title
     

PERSONAL
  • Parents are Beverley De Grasse and Alex Waithe
     

  • From Markham, Ontario, Canada…just outside of Toronto
     

  • Has a daughter with fellow Trojan Olympian Nia Ali, born in June 2018
     

  • Started the Andre De Grasse Family Foundation…He also created the De Grasse Holiday Basketball Tournament which benefits the foundation
     

  • De Grasse is an avid basketball fan and player and did not compete in track until 2012, when his high school did not field a basketball team