Andre De Grasse is in Florida to train under Rana Reider, and was the Canadian athlete Friday known. Reider was until recently the coach of Dafne Schippers.
The 48-year-old American worked for almost four years in the Netherlands for the Atletiekunie, the last one and half years also as a coach over the years.
In november decided Reider due to family responsibilities to return to the United States, where he was in Florida with a private training group and started work.
The Grasse is since the Olympic Games of Rio 2016 is seen as one of the germany of the future. The now 24-year-old Canadian picked up behind Usain Bolt, silver medal in the 200 metres and also took two bronze medals to take home (100 and 4×100 metres).
Shortly before the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2017 ran The Grasse a hamstring injury, which will also be a large part of this season at the hand held.
“I’m going for world CHAMPIONSHIP medals on the 100 and 200 metres’
“When I heard that Rana would go back to the US, has my manager a call regularly,” says De Grasse. “Now I train a couple of weeks and it goes very well. I am one hundred percent fit and ready to rumble. At the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Doha I go for the medals in the 100 and 200 metres.”
Reider saw in Florida soon that The Grasse about a lot of potential. “Andre is a big talent. He has so much in itself. If he works hard and is focused, I think that he is one of the best sprinters in the world can be.”
Skippers returned after the break with Reider back to her old coach Bart Benenma. Skippers trained between 2008 and 2016 are already under the Dutchman.
Dafne Schippers with her former coach Rana Reider. ()
Skippers are returning permanently back to coach Bennema