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National Veterans Wheelchair Games

This year, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games were held in Pennsylvania in August.  Approximately 600 veterans attended the event.  In total, there are 17 different sports for veterans to compete in.  cThe gold medal winner was Robert Arciola from Bartlett, Illinois, who competed in five events and won top places in almost all of them.  Mr. Arciola was left a quadriplegiic after a motorcycle accident, but stays active by training on his handbike 7-10 kilometers each day.

 

 

 

For more information, please see:

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110821/news/708219857/

     

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