Disabled athletes bag Special Olympic medals

First published in News

Six disabled athletes have managed to win more than half of all the medals up for grabs at a Special Olympics Greater London Athletics competition.

The Kingston Athletics squad of Special Olympics Surrey won nine medals out of 12 when they competed against other teams at Hillingdon athletics stadium on Sunday, June 17.

As one of the smallest teams put forward, Daniel Wolff, Mark Gorman, Lauren McColl, Alan Booth, Alice Scott and Mikael Undrom won five gold, two silver and two bronze medals among themselves.

Councillor Patricia Bamford, executive member for children and young people at Kingston Council, said: “What a tremendous achievement for these young people. I am delighted their efforts have so clearly paid off and they should be very proud.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree