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Jacob Matthews - Special Olympics National Games

posted 19 Mar 2012, 17:15 by Ottawa Ontario   [ updated 24 Apr 2013, 19:18 by Stacey McKeown ]
During the last week of February, Jacob Matthews, involved in the Special Olympics since the age of nine, participated once more in the Special Olympics National Games.

"I made my personal best in the 1600 metre race," Matthews proudly announced.

Jacob participated in four snowshoeing events, emerging with a gold medal in the 1600 metre, 800 metre and 400 metre events and a silver medal in the 100 metre event. "It is quite a haul," remarked his mother, Rachel Matthews.

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