Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk keeps Paralympic dream alive with silver medal at World Para Swimming Championship
Ryan Flaherty, Global Saskatoon, October 23, 2019
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee
Saskatoon’s Shelby Newkirk is ready with eyes forward to the 2020 Paralympic Games.
The 23-year-old para swimmer and 2018 Saskatchewan Sport Award Female Athlete of the Year won a silver medal in the S7 100-metre backstroke at the World Para Swimming Championship in London in September. She also competed in the W 50 m Freestyle S7, W 100 m Freestyle S7 and the W 100 m Breaststroke SB6 at the Championship.