Essex County badminton players do well at 2017 Senior Olympics

 

Special to the RTT

 

Two Essex County athletes recently returned from the 2017 Senior Olympics in Birmingham, Alabama representing Canada and brought several medals home with them.

Both athletes, one from Leamington and the other from Amherstburg, competed in badminton.

Jill Jackson-Jakob from Leamington won the gold medal in the Women’s Singles 60+ division.

Jill Jackson-Jakob from Leamington (left) and Nancy Loeffler-Caro of Amherstburg (right) did well in badminton at the recent Senior Olympics. (Special to the RTT)

Jill Jackson-Jakob from Leamington (left) and Nancy Loeffler-Caro of Amherstburg (right) did well in badminton at the recent Senior Olympics. (Special to the RTT)

Jackson-Jakob won the silver medal in the Women’s Doubles 55+ partnered with Nancy Loeffler-Caro with Jackson-Jakob also capturing the bronze medal in mixed doubles partnered the Dennis Jutzi of Sarnia.

Loeffler-Caro of Amherstburg, also represented Canada, won the silver medal in Women’s Singles 55+ in addition to the silver she won in women’s doubles teamed with Jackson-Jakob.

Loffler-Caro also placed sixth in Mixed Doubles 55+ partnered with James Agee

of Tennessee.

Comments are closed.