Wednesday, October 10, 2007

HIll wins 4 silver medals

Anchorage, Alaska– Alaska powerlifter Bobby Hill earned four second place medals in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai. Hill is a member of Team USA and resides in Eagle River.

Hill’s best results for each event include:
bench press-92.5 kg
dead lift-140.00 kg
squat lift-142.5 kg
combination-238.7 final score

Other Team USA athletes from Alaska continued to compete in Shanghai. Results for events held Oct. 9 &10 include:

Melanie Flowers, Mat-Su 25M Backstroke 45:83 4th place
Jeremy Hartman, Mat-Su 25M Backstroke 30:59 3rd place
Whitney Davis, Juneau 100 M Run 22:48 4th place
200 M Run 51:73 4th place

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