Local students shine at Special Olympics

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Nine student athletes representing Gadsden City High School and Litchfield Middle School competed in the swimming event at the Alabama Special Olympics Summer Games on May 19- 21 at Troy University.

It was the first time in three years that the games have been held due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Medal winners included Austin Clay with a gold in a relay and silver and bronze in individual events; Albert Hall with a gold in both a relay and individual event; Zack Moon with a gold in a relay event and a silver in an individual event; Caleb Long with a gold in a relay event and gold and bronze medals in individual events; Jace Long with a gold in a relay event and a gold and a bronze in individual events; Cameron Banks with two golds in individual events; Zion Banks with a gold in both a relay and individual event; Zamarcus Collins with a gold in both a relay and individual event and Cash Anderson with a gold in both a relay and individual event.

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