Special Olympics Illinois athletes to complete in bowling competition

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DECATUR - More than 200 Special Olympics athletes will gather in Decatur on August 22 to compete in an annual bowling meet.

Special Olympics Illinois officials say this event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Spare Time Lanes.  Athletes from Christian, Logan, Macon, and Moultrie Counties will be featured in this competition.

All athletes will bowl three games in an attempt to win a gold medal in their division.  Officials say there will be singles, doubles, team, and ramp competition.  Awards will also be given for most pins bowled over average.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend this event to cheer on participating athletes.  For more information, call (217) 428-9255.

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