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St. Thomas Staff Member Competes in Paralympic Games – Newsroom

Oyuna Uranchimeg, an administrative assistant for the Emerging Media Department at St. Thomas, is representing Team USA at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. St. Thomas Emerging Media student Justin Amaker ’22 caught up with Oyuna to hear about her journey to get there.

As a communication and journalism major at St. Thomas, I know Oyuna Uranchimeg, the Emerging Media Department’s administrative assistant, pretty well. I knew she was into curling, but I never really knew how she got into it, or how long she had been doing it.

I then took Communication Studies Associate Professor Debra Petersen’s sports communication class last semester, where she invited Uranchimeg to speak to our class about her curling journey and how she has been training to compete in the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing.

Oyuna Uranchimeg is representing the U.S. in the 2022 Paralympics, Beijing.

The story of how she got here is tragic, and…

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