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Five From Kentucky Selected for 2023 World Games

Two Athletes, One Unified Partner and Two Coaches Will Be Part of USA Team in Berlin Five Kentuckians have been nominated to the Special Olympics USA team that will take part in the 2023 Special Olympics World Summer Games next June in Berlin, Germany. Gymnast Lee Dockins of Russellville and the Lexington Unified golf pair …

SOKY to Hold Virtual ALPS Interest Session

SOKY to Hold Virtual ALPS Interest Session

Athletes Can Learn More About Athlete Leadership Programs The Athlete Leadership Program (ALPS) empowers athletes to develop leadership skills and to utilize their skills to take on meaningful leadership roles and influence change in the Special Olympics movement. Through ALPS athletes have the opportunity to explore non-traditional ways of getting involved and learn how to use …

2022 Team Kentucky Results

Kentucky Athletes Earn 32 Medals at 2022 USA Games in Orlando Artistic Gymnastics Athlete Event Score Result Racheal Connor All-Around 70.0 Gold Level 2 Floor Exercise 18.200 4th Vault 19.362 Silver Uneven Bars 17.262 Gold Balance Beam 16.50 4th Lee Dockins All-Around 74.0 Gold Level 3 Floor Exercise 19.287 Gold Vault 19.537 Silver Uneven Bars ...

Today at the USA Games – June 10

Final Day of Competition Has Exciting Open for Kentucky Swimmer Maddie Brinkman of Union (here, receiving her bronze medal for the 50-yard freestyle) claimed gold in her heat of the 50-yard backstroke. The final day of competition at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games couldn't have gotten off to a more exciting start for Team ...

Today at the USA Games – June 9

Medals Roll In As Athletes Complete Competition Torrey Thompson and Mark McKinney grabbed the silver in their division of the competition. Competition came to a close today for most of the Team Kentucky athletes at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games and the medals continued to roll in. Louisville swimmer Austin Stine grabbed Kentucky's first ...

Today at the USA Games – June 7

Three Kentucky Athletes Strike Gold on Six-Medal Day for Team Kentucky Brianna Goode was one of two Kentucky bowlers to bring home gold medals in the singles event. Three athletes grabbed gold medals and three more added silver and bronze as Team Kentucky claimed six total medals on the first day possible at the Games. ...

Today at the USA Games – June 6

Thompson Thrills at Coronado Springs to Close Day 1 Torrey Thompson of Rockport provided the biggest thrills of the day as the last Team Kentucky athlete in action with two matches at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Thompson had to wait until nearly 4 pm to take the court for the first time and struggled early …

Today at the USA Games – June 5

Let the Games Begin! Team Kentucky marches into Exploria Stadium during the Parade of Athletes at the 2022 USA Games Opening Ceremonies. Led by the Unified golf pair of Wake Mullins and Unified partner Dennis Gaines, Team Kentucky marched proudly into Exploria Stadium - the home of the Orlando City FC of MLS and the ...

Team Kentucky Ready for Florida

Next Stop for Team Kentucky is Orlando! Bocce athlete Kym Dicakamore practices at the EKU Rec Center during Team Kentucky Training Camp. The athletes, Unified partners and coaches who make up Team Kentucky for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games completed their official team preparations for the Games and now their next stop is Orlando! ...

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