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Brothers lead a medal rush

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 15:40

SPECIAL OLYMPICS
BROTHERS Charlie and Chris Burgess led a medal rush for the IW Special Olympics team at the Southern Region Athletics Championships in Windsor.
Charlie threw a new PB in the soft ball throw to take gold with a distance of 21.85m, while Chris made it double gold when he won his soft bal throw division, with a distance of 10.17m.
Jon Baker fought hard in a very tough division 1 of shot put to take silver with a distance of 9m.
Bronze medals were won in the long jump by Andrew Powell and Sarah Beane, and Charlie and Nathan Bound also took bronze in the 100m.
A team bronze was won for the 4x100m men’s relay team, of Jon, Nathan, James Hay and Andrew Powell.

 


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