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Friday 31 October 2014

Special Olympians bag 40 medals

Published 07/05/2013 | 05:34

SWIMMERS with the Gorey Area Special Olympics Club returned home recently laden down with a haul of 40 medals and two ribbons following a two day competition in Kildare.

A total of 18 swimmers from the club took part in the Leinster Regional Swimming Finals in The Curragh, and they took home a total of 20 gold, 12 silver, and eight bronze medals, as well as two fourth place ribbons.

The team, which included athletes, coaches, volunteers and parents, had a fantastic weekend, which involved an overnight stay in the beautiful Osprey Hotel in Naas.

They sent a huge thank you to Paul Dempsey and the staff there for a wonderful stay and super support.

Gorey Guardian

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