Natassha McDonald running out of start blocks

Natassha McDonald

Biography

• Won the 2017 Canadian title in the 400m one year after being the junior national champion in the distance
• Was a 400m semifinalist at the 2019 NCAA Championships while representing the University of Alabama
• Won 4x400m relay bronze at the 2016 World U20 Championships
• Won 400m silver at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie
• 2017 and 2018 NJCAA Champion in the 400m competing for South Plains College

A Little More About Natassha

Getting into the Sport: Inspired to represent Canada internationally when watching Canadian athletes compete at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games… Biggest inspiration has been her father who always believed she would be great despite all the obstacles she has faced… Outside Interests: Majoring in Public Health at the University of Alabama…Hobbies include reading and travelling…Odds and Ends: Collects key chains from the destinations where she competes…

Notable International Results

Pan American Games: 2019 - SILVER (4x400m relay), 9th (400m)

World Athletics Championships: 2017 - 11th (4x400m relay)

World Athletics Championships (U20): 2016 - BRONZE (4x400m relay), 7th (400m), 9th (4x100m relay)

NACAC Championships (U23): 2019 - SILVER (200m), SILVER (4x100m relay), BRONZE (4x400m mixed relay)

Jeux de la Francophonie: 2017 - SILVER (400m)