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Back, left to right are coach Karyn Sportel and Billy Scheffler. Middle, left to right are Allyson Estes and Amanda Nelson. Front, left to right are Crystal Krohnfeldt, Nicole Anderson and Hannah Poshek. (Contributed photo)

Special Olympians take gold at summer games

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Six Special Olympic athletes from the Alexandria Area Gymnastic Club competed for medals at the 2013 State Summer Games that were held on June 21-22 at Stillwater High School.


Gymnasts competed in artistic and rhythmic exercises as Crystal Krohnfeldt and Amanda Nelson each won all-around gold at the event. Hannah Poshek took all-around silver, while Nicole Anderson won all-around bronze.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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