Derek Drouin Offical Web Site for Canadian World Champion High Junper
Derek Drouin won Canada’s first gold medal in Track and Field in Rio. The 26-year-old from Corunna, Ont., was perfect through six attempts, winning with a season-best height of 2.38 metres.. LEARN MORE
PAN AMERICAN GAMES
On his First attempt in a Jump off Drouin cleared the height of 2.34 metres to capture gold . Derek is the reigning world gold medalist, having won the gold medal at the World Championships in Beijing in August of 2015.
Derek Captured the Pan- American Games Gold Medal on home soil in Toronto, Canada with a jump of 2.37 metres . “I have competed at so many places around the world but not a big meet in Canada, so it’s been a memory that I’ll cherish forever, for sure."
Derek Drouin won Canada’s only medal in Track and Field at London's 2012 Olympics. He was part of a three-way tie for bronze after clearing 2.29metres . The medal was Canada’s first Olympic high jump medal since Greg Joy’s silver at Montreal 1976.
Indiana Hoosier's 5 time NCAA High Jump Champion He was named the Big 10 athlete of the year and winner of the Bowerman award (the Heisman of Track and Field)