Special Olympics set for June 8-9 in Richmond

Special Olympics set for June 8-9 in Richmond
A "spectator triathlon" will be part of the Special Olympics. (Source: Special Olympics of Virginia)

More than 1,500 athletes will compete in various events, including swimming, tennis, bowling, softball and track and field in the Special Olympics of Virginia on June 8-9.

Organizers are calling the event an opportunity for a "spectator triathlon."

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