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Sheryl Jakubowski wins bronze at Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

ANTIGONISH, N.S. – Sheryl Jakubowski is representing Team B.C. at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games this week.

She competed in the women’s 10-kilometre race this morning and took home the bronze medal.

Jakubowski explained that though she was excited about receiving a medal, the opening ceremonies were just as awesome.

“The opening ceremonies were awesome,” said Jakubowski. “I felt really great, I almost cried because people are cheering you on and you made it to the nationals.”

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Jakubowski has competed in three nationals though this is her first appearance at the summer games. She is competing in a plethora of events in athletics.

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Jakubowski went on to say that she hopes to win more medals at the games to qualify for worlds later this year.

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“I’m hoping to get other medals so that I can go on to the worlds and if I don’t I would like to just do my personal best.”

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