Two county athletes will represent nation at Olympics


Pembroke – When the 2020 Tokyo Olympics kick-off on July 23 many residents across Renfrew County will be glued to their televisions and other devices, eager to see what results two local athletes will have in the ultimate athletic showcase.

Eganville’s Melissa Bishop-Nriagu and Pembroke’s Madeleine (Maddy) Kelly were among the 57 Canadian athletes named to the Olympic team on July 3 to represent Canada at the games. And not only are they both born and raised in Renfrew County, they will both...

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