On June 28, Canada’s Olympic dynamic medal-winning sprinter, Andre De Grasse, will be returning to compete at The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic.
Andre De Grasse used last year’s Jerome meet as a tune-up for the Rio Summer Olympics where he engaged in some thrilling matchups with multiple-time gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica. De Grasse won a silver medal in the 200-metres and bronze in both the 100 and 400-metre relays in Rio.
Date: June 28, 2017
Gates Open: 5:30pm
Location: Percy Perry Stadium, Coquitlam, BC
The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is Canada's longest running track and field event. In its 33-year history, world and Olympic champions, world record holders, Canadian stars and young hopefuls have thrilled spectators, achieved personal bests and, thanks to the vision and dedication of the Achilles International Track and Field Society, continued in their quest to become Faster, Higher and Stronger.
The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic is hosted by the Achilles International Track & Field Society, a non-profit society registered in British Columbia. Net proceeds from this event support track and field competition in BC.
Andre De Grasse will join a strong field at the Jerome Track Classic which includes, Melissa Bishop, Sasha Gollish, Damian Warner, Wilfred Koffi, Shavez Hart, Jerome Blake, Liz Gleadle, Shai-Anne Davis and Ella Nelson.
It is possible that all tickets will be sold before the day of the meet.
Richard K. Miller, Chair of Marketing for the Achilles Track and Field Society
reports that advance sales leave about only 600 tickets of the 3000 available.
Anyone who wishes to attend should go online at www.harryjerome.com now
to purchase the few remaining. Remember, seats are on a first come first serve basis.
Get there early to obtain a seat as general admission does not guarantee a seat