‘I just ran’: Yellowknife sprinter wins N.W.T.’s first ever Francophone Games gold

Emmanuel Sumagaysay
Emmanuel Sumagaysay stands on top of the podium after accepting his gold medal at Les Jeux de la Francophonie Candienne – the first ever by an N.W.T. athlete.

Wednesday was a historic day for the N.W.T. at Les Jeux de la Francophonie Canadienne when Yellowknife’s Emmanuel Sumagaysay won the territory’s first-ever gold medal at the competition. The most amazing part? He forgot to train.