SPECIAL OLYMPICS - Rhiannon Evans wins golf gold at World Summer Games - The Redditch Standard

SPECIAL OLYMPICS - Rhiannon Evans wins golf gold at World Summer Games

Redditch Editorial 23rd Jun, 2023 Updated: 29th Jun, 2023   0

REDDITCH’S Rhiannon Evans won golf gold for Great Britain at the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2023 in Berlin, Germany.

Evans, who represents Special Olympics West Midlands Golf, took home the gold medal in the individual stroke play event.

And Evans is part of an 82-strong GB squad competing in 17 sports at the world’s largest inclusive sporting event.

Colin Dyer, CEO of Special Olympics GB, said: “We are absolutely thrilled for Rhiannon. This is a remarkable achievement, from an exceptional athlete and person.

“Each one of our competitors has defied all odds to partake in these games and to come away with a medal caps a monumental accomplishment.

“They have undoubtedly brought immense pride to themselves, their family and their nation.”

Special Olympics GB is the largest provider of year-round sports training and competition for children and adults of all abilities with intellectual disabilities in the UK.

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