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West Point Hosts Special Olympics

Category: Cadet News

The U.S. Military Academy hosted the Hudson Valley Spring Special Olympics at Shea Stadium and Arvin Gym on April 20.

Approximately 600 athletes from Orange, Rockland, Sullivan, Dutchess, Westchester, Putnam and Ulster counties participated in the event.

The competitive events were powerlifting, swimming, and track and field games. West Point cadets played a supporting role in volunteering to ensure all participants enjoyed a fun and exciting day.

This year’s Grand Marshal was Army football coach Jeff Monken.

West Point hosts Special Olympics

“It’s an honor to be the Grand Marshall of the 49th annual Special Olympics,” said Army Football Head Coach Jeff Monken. “These athletes embody the same grit and perseverance that our cadets exemplify. Their character and tenacity are inspiring to West Point and our local community.”

Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and activities to five million participants and Unified Sports partners in 172 countries. Special Olympics competitions are held daily, all around the world—including local, national and regional competitions, adding up to more than 100,000 events a year.

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Excerpt and image taken from https://midhudsonnews.com.

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