Jacqueline Rennebohm named Sask Sport Inc. August Athlete of the Month

Rennebohm, 17, of Regina competed in the SWAD Canada-USA National Championships in San Antonio, Texas, which featured 139 swimmers from seven countries. She earned gold in all five of her events - 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m breaststroke, 100m fly and 200m individual medley. Her strong performance has also earned her a spot on the SWAD National Team and Team Canada to represent Canada at the IPC Swimming World Championships in Durban, South Africa in December. She was nominated by Swim Saskatchewan.

The other nominees were: Braden Bauml, Muenster, baseball; Pete Andrews, Saskatoon, water ski and wakeboard; Sydney Byrns, Saskatoon, sailing; Peter Jmaeff, Kamsack, rifle; Jason Blakley, Regina; soccer; Andrew Knorr, Saskatoon, rowing; Jessica Guenther, Saskatoon, synchro; and Graham DeLaet, Weyburn, golf.

For more information contact Pat Rediger at 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

September 14, 2006