The Town of Marystown is celebrating the latest triumph of one of it’s most prominent residents on the world stage.
Marystown native Kaetlyn Osmond is in Pyeongchang, South Korea competing at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Osmond clinched gold yesterday along with the Canada Olympic figure skating team.
— Kaetlyn Osmond (@kaetlyn_23) February 12, 2018
Mayor Sam Synard says Osmond’s character brings a lot of pride to the Burin Peninsula.
Osmond has a chance to win again during the Women’s Singles competition later this week.
Synard says Osmond has a great chance of taking it all, but regardless of how she fares the residents of Marystown will be with her every step of the way.
The provincial government is also tipping its hat to the island Olympian and her gold medal finish.
— Premier of NL (@PremierofNL) February 12, 2018
Speaking on VOCM’s Openline with Paddy Daly MHA for Placentia West – Bellevue Mark Browne offered congratulations to Osmond for her performance.
Brown He said she has risen to the occasion and soared to Olympic heights, having already brought home a silver medal and coming from this Olympics with at least a gold.
Kaetlyn Osmond is bringing home Olympic gold.
The Marystown native competed in the free Ice Dancing event as part of the figure skating team that secured Canada’s first gold medal.
The team was put over the top by teammates Gabrielle Daleman and Patrick Chan. It’s the first Olympic gold medal for either Osmond and Chan.
Osmond still has another chance for solo gold in the Women’s Singles competition this week.