City congratulates its Olympic medalists
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.