This news story is about Jolien Boumkwo, a shot putter from Belgium, who demonstrated what it means to be a team player. Boumkwo stepped out of her comfort zone and filled in for two injured teammates in the 100 meter hurdles event on the world stage.
Despite it not being her speciality, she overcame her fears and competed in the race to honour her country. Boumkwo's performance earned two points for Belgium and garnered praise on social media for her team spirit. While she enjoyed the experience, Boumkwo has her sights set on qualifying for the Olympics in a sport more aligned with her skills.
Source: CTV News