Special thanks to Manager Jobyna Nickum for passing along the good news from the Washington State Senior Games that took place between July 26 and July 29: local swimmer Charles (Chuck) Nelson placed 1st in four events in the 70-74 year category: Men’s 25 yard Butterfly, Men’s 100 yard Butterfly, Men’s 200 Yard Individual Medley and Men’s 100 Yard Individual Medley.
Nickum said Nelson is a regular at the , and swims daily. To see what all the results from the games this year, visit the event website at www.pugetsoundgames.com.
The Washington State Senior Games, now in its 16th year of running the largest Olympic-style multi-sport event in Washington was hosted by the Puget Sound Senior Games in July 2012 at various sites throughout the South Sound. Almost 2,000 participants took part in the Senior Games this July, and medalists will qualify for the 2013 National Senior Games in Cleveland, Ohio.