This Throwback Thursday goes back to June of 2014 for Special Olympics USA Games!
Special Olympics Louisiana sent a delegation of 101 to New Jersey to compete in the Games. Team Louisiana did phenomenal and brought home 47 gold medals, 36 silver medals, 34 bronze medals, 43 fourth place ribbons, 10 fifth place ribbons, 6 sixth place ribbons, 3 seventh place ribbons and 3 eighth place ribbons. That is a grand total of 182 awards!
It is Day 5 of the 2014 USA Games and Team Louisiana is doing fantastic! As of now, we have won 14 gold medals, 13 silver medals, 10 bronze medals, 21 fourth place ribbons, 8 fifth place ribbons, 4 sixth place ribbons, and 2 seventh place ribbons. View the results. The games are still happening and there are plenty more to come!
Unified Basketball is still undefeated and Unifies Flag Football is in the top division. Can’t make it to the games? Check out our updated photo album on Facebook, get live updates on Twitter, and be sure to check Instagram for the latest pictures!
The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games are in 12 days and Team Louisiana is ready! Listen to Brock (also known as HOD), Craig (also known as A HOD), and Samantha our Youth Leader talk about the events leading up to and during the games in this podcast.
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