Wood River man wins Gold in Senior Olympics

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WOOD RIVER, IL. (KTVI) – Mike Young of Wood River, Illinois competed this past weekend in the National Senior Olympics held in Cleveland, Ohio.  Mike competed in the 50-54 age bracket and came up winning gold.

Mike won a gold medal with his team mates in the 4×100 meter relay, while winning a bronze in the 50 meter dash and placing 6th in the nation for the long jump.