City con­grat­u­lates its Olympic medal­ists

Sherbrooke Record - - FRONT PAGE - Record Staff

The City of Sher­brooke has for­mally con­grat­u­lated Sher­brooke na­tives Kim Boutin and Alex Boisvert­lacroix on their per­for­mances at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Win­ter Games.

“Kim Boutin's sil­ver medal and two short track speed skat­ing bronze medals, and Alex Boisvert-lacroix's long-track speed skat­ing per­for­mance, have raised the pas­sion for Sher­brook­ers fol­low­ing com­pe­ti­tion in re­cent days,” a city com­mu­niqué reads.

Mayor Steve Lussier also chimed in, say­ing "It is with great pride that I fol­lowed the per­for­mances of th­ese two ad­mirable ath­letes. Their prow­ess will cer­tainly in­spire many young Sher­brooke men and women to sur­pass them­selves to achieve their own goals."

"I am pleased to see that the peo­ple of Sher­brooke have re­sponded to mo­bi­liza­tion ac­tiv­i­ties. This shows that we are com­mit­ted to en­cour­ag­ing our young peo­ple in their pas­sions," added

Pierre Trem­blay, Chair of the Sport and Out­door Com­mit­tee, Pres­i­dent of Ex­cel­lence sportif Sher­brooke, and Pres­i­dent of the Canada Games Legacy Fund. - Sher­brooke 2013.

The City also ex­pressed its grat­i­tude to Ex­cel­lence sportif Sher­brooke, the 2013 Canada Games Legacy Fund - Sher­brooke, the Sher­brooke Speed Skat­ing Club, and the La Cage Sports brasserie for their con­tri­bu­tion to the cit­i­zen mo­bi­liza­tion cam­paign.

The City will hon­our the two Olympic ath­letes at an event to be an­nounced soon.

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