Regina's J'Lynn Mitchell and Jacob Bourassa shoot for Bronze in Archery
RED DEER, AB (March 1, 2019): Team Sask Archery has continued its medal streak, with another added to the tally this morning: Regina's J'lynn Mitchell and Jacob Bourassa earned third place in the Compound Team Mix event, after besting Team Yukon in a shoot off. This is the second Bronze medal for Bourassa following his Individual Compound medal earned on Thursday, and the first for Mitchell. See full results here.
Mitchell,17, and Bourassa, 16, both train out of the Fronteir Bowmen Archery Club in Regina under coaches Harvey Giesbrecht, Keith Partridge, and Mike Kupchanko. Mitchell is the 2017 and 2018 Female Compound Cadet Provincial Indoor Archery Champion, placing first in her category in both years. Bourassa placed second at the 2018 Outdoor Field Nationals. See J'lynn's full bio here and see Jacob's full bio here.
Athletes who compete at the Canada Games represent the country’s next generation of national, international, Olympic and Paralympic champions. Team Sask alumni and Olympic medalists Mark McMorris, Catriona Le May Doan, and Emily Clark can all count their previous Canada Games experiences as a stepping stone to the highest levels of sport, as can Paralympians Brittany Hudak, Nic Goncin and Lisa Franks.
Throughout the Games, an ongoing Team Sask medal count will be found on the Team Sask website at teamsask.ca, and live results and sport schedules will be found at https://cg2019.gems.pro. Daily content can be found on Team Sask social media: Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. High-resolution photos are available here via Jody Bailey or here via the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
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