Oklahoma Special Olympics team returns from USA Games

The Oklahoma Special Olympics team has returned from the American Games. On Sunday, the team returned from Florida, draped in medals. The American game champions are back home in the Sooner State. The decorated athletes were surprised at the gate by Oklahoma City police. Weightlifters, swimmers and two-time champions, the Fighting Peacocks softball team, were decked out in medals and smiles. medal. The athletes said they were so proud of the Oklahoma team. with gold, it’s great,” said Alicia Jory, head coach of the Fighting Peacocks. Forty-eight athletes represented Team Oklahoma at the USA Games this year. They returned with 43 medals, including 13 gold medals and 17 ribbons.

The Oklahoma Special Olympics team returned from the US Games.

On Sunday, the team returned from Florida, draped in medals. The USA Game champions are back home in the Sooner State.

The decorated athletes were surprised at the gate by Oklahoma City police. Weightlifters, swimmers and two-time champions, the Fighting Peacocks softball team, were decked out in medals and smiles.

“It was a lot of fun, I haven’t been there since I was a kid,” said powerlifting gold medalist Madison Madory.

The athletes said they were so proud of the Oklahoma team.

“It’s emotional. It’s so awesome to see them achieve things and do things that they didn’t think they could do and to see how hard they worked as a coach and win gold , that’s awesome,” said Fighting Peacocks head coach Alicia Jory.

Forty-eight athletes represented Team Oklahoma at the US Games this year. They returned with 43 medals, including 13 gold medals and 17 ribbons.

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