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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

National Special Olympic Results

Photo: left to right – Head of Delegation: Joyce Stille, Athletes Betsy Katz, Page Vedrani, Alicia Rostkowski, AlixViolano, and Coach Michelle Lach.
Photo Credit: Chad Lyons

Team Connecticut recently returned from the national Special Olympic games in Lincoln, Neb., after winning 29 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 20 bronze medals.

Here is a look at how area athletes fared:


Betsy Katz, New Haven: 4 x 25 Freestyle Relay: Silver; 25 M Backstroke: Bronze; 25 M Freestyle: Bronze; 4 x 25 Medley Relay: Gold

Page Vedrani, Guilford: 50 M Backstroke: Silver; 50 M Freestyle: 4th place; 4 x 25 Freestyle Relay: Silver; 4 x 25 Medley Relay: Gold

Alix Violano, Hamden: 25 M Freestyle: Gold; 4 x 25 Freestyle Relay: Bronze; 25 M Backstroke: 4th place; 4 x 25 Medley Relay: Gold


Stephen Cuthbert, Bethany: 200M Run: Bronze; 4 x 100 Relay: Gold; Shotput: Men 4 Kg 4th place; Long Jump: Silver

Alison Smith, Shelton: 400M Run: Bronze; 1500M Run: Bronze; 800M Run: Gold; Long Jump: Gold


Jody Holbink, Westbrook: Divisioning: 4th place; Singles: 4th place; Mixed team: Bronze; Doubles: 4th place


David Dennin, Trumbull: Level 5 Stroke Play 18 Holes: Bronze

Michael Hedrick, Trumbull: Level 5 Stroke Play 18 Holes: Gold

Shawn Reilly, Milford: Level 1 Individual Skills: Bronze


Michael Canty, Wallingford: Bench Press 110 kg: Silver


Stuart English, Madison: Singles, Bronze; Doubles: Bronze


4th Place: Raquel Ocasio, Wallingford; Partners: John Aronson, Higganum; Sarah DeGumbia, Wallingford; Kimberly Doyle, Clinton


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