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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Local athlete Sheryl Jakubowski participated today in a second Athletics event at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi.

After a good run, Jakubowski placed in fourth for the 10,000-metre run.

While she did not manage to pick up any medals in this race, Jakubowski did win a gold medal in the 5,000-metre run on Monday, March 18.

Jakubowski is representing Team Canada in Athletics.

Jakubowski has been a proud Special Olympics athlete for 20 years. She won two Bronze and a Gold at previous World Games, one Bronze and two Golds at the National Games, and numerous medals at the Provincial Games.

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