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Special Olympians win lifting honors

Two local Special Olympians excelled in the Special Olympics Colorado Western Slope Area Meet in Craig last weekend.

In the powerlifting division, Raul DelGado won honors in the lightweight class. As a 105-pound competitor, DelGado had a bench press of 80 pounds and a dead lift of 180 pounds.

Gary Anders, competing in the heavyweight division, dead lifted 205 pounds with a bench of 145.

They are assisted by Lynn Wilson, the Special Olympics powerlifting coach.

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