Special Olympics local athletes to compete in Phoenix next month

Yuma

Special Olympics local athletes to compete in Phoenix next month

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© Photo by Jennifer Jones © Photo by Jennifer Jones

YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) – Ten special Olympic athletes from Yuma advance to a competition in October.

On Saturday, they took the big plunge at Marcus Pool in a local swimming competition.

Yuma High Cheerleaders were there to cheer them on.

13 On Your Side's very own Jennifer Jones announced the winners and presented them with gold medals.

These special athletes have been training for this swim meet since July.

They competed in back stroke, free style and breast stroke categories.

They will go on to complete in the next swim meet in Phoenix in October.

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