Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Special Olympics Collier County

Special Olympics Collier County took a delegation of Thirteen Special Olympics Athletes to the 2011 Summer State Games Competition in Walt Disney Wide World of Sports on May 18th & 19th  to compete against athletes from around the State.  Our athletes gave their all to their competition with the following results.

Gold Medal                  

Sodi Louis-Tennis Skills, Shawn Denton-Cycling 1K/2K, Johnny Garza-Soccer Skills, Patricia Kimidy-Bocce Singles, Joshua McClellan-Bocce Singles, Shane Williams-Cycling 500M/1K.

Silver Medal

John Hammig-Track 100M Dash/Long Jump, Andy Lents-Track 100M Dash, Viviana Pantoja-Cycling 1K, Joshua McClellan-Bocce Doubles, Kevin Kennedy-Bocce Singles/Doubles, Alberto Nieves-Tennis Singles.  

Bronze Medal

Viviana Pantoja Cycling 2K, Walter Lasek-Track Long Jump, Todd Kleiber-Tennis Skills

5th Place

Elizabeth Galvan-Soccer Skills

7th Place

Walter Lasek-Track 1500M

Coaches that traveled with the delegation were coaches: Tim Rose/John Farnsworth/MJ Weibling/Bill Weidenfeller/Tiffany Coletta/John Hammig/Kelly Stevenson.


Congratulations to all our athletes for a GREAT Summer Season!!  GO COLLIER!!  Many thanks to all our volunteer coaches who gave so much of their time to train our athletes onto victory!


If you are interested in becoming a volunteer coach for any of our sports in Special Olympics, please call the office at 775-1991.



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