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The annual Special Olympics Area IV games at Clay High School

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800 meter gold medalist Amanda Gump, of Wayne, crosses the finish line before Edmund Lyons, of Toledo.

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Volunteer Julia Hage, of Sylvania, left, congratulates the top three finishers in the 100 M dash: Jimmy Jackson, of Whitehouse; Robert Mack, of Toledo, and Billy Ball, of Toledo.The three competed in this event as part of the pentathalon.

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Volunteer Julia Hage, of Sylvania, left, with a gold medal for Amanda Blankenbeker, of Port CLinton and an Ottawa County Rocket.

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Amanda Blankenbeker, of Port Clinton, and a member of the Ottawa County Rockets, after winning the goal medal in the 2K race in the games.

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CTY olympics12p Special Olympics volunteers Norman Thomas, of Solon, left, and Rob Loeb, of Toledo, before the startof the track events. More than 400 athletes from Lucas, Wood, Fulton, Defiance, Erie, Sandusky, Williams, Ottawa, and Paulding counties compete in the annual Special Olympics Area IV games at Clay High School in Oregon, Ohio on May 11, 2013. The Blade/Jetta Fraser

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Kristopher Sanner, left, and Matt Hines, of Napoleon, in the five mile bicycle race.

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Fans for bicyclist Jarrett Brann [not pictured], cheer for him as he near's their turn. They are, from left: Heather and Josh Auxier, Mason McQueen, 12, and Xander Shiffert, 9.

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Bicyclist Jarrett Brann, left, of Oregon, and Xander Shiffert, 9, of Curtice.

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Coach Mike Palmer, of Sylvania, left, tries to get a few words in to bicyclist Jarrett Brann, right, of Oregon, while Brann is congratulated by Xander Shiffert, 9, of Curtice.

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Aaron Baker, 11, of Wood County, John Davis, 14, of Defiance County, and Anthony Vaughn, 14, also of Defiance County after receiving medals for their running.

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Patricia Engalnd, of Napoleon, after taking two firsts in bicycle racing. With her is volunteer Julie Hage, of Sylvania, right.

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Addison Daoust 13, of Toledo, left, shows his medal to his mom, Megan Daoust, after taking first in the 100 M dash.

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From left in lane three, Billy Ball, of Toledo, and Jimmy Jackson, of Whitehouse, chase Robert Mack, of Toledo, front and in lane two, over the finish line in the 100 Meter dash.

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800 meter gold medalist Amanda Gump, of Wayne, on the victory podium.

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