Symons Wins Bermuda’s First Gold Medal

June 23, 2023 | 1 Comment

[Written by Stephen Wright]

Alshauntae Symons has won Bermuda’s first gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin after winning the women’s singles bowling event today [June 23].

Symons scored 110, 94 and 109 for a total score of 313 pins.

Bermuda has won four medals so far at the Games, with Solay Thomas claiming bronze in the women’s shot put, Kris Trott securing bronze in the men’s 200 metres Level B, and Laura Repose winning bronze in the women’s 800.

A team of 19 athletes are representing Bermuda at the Special Olympics, which started on Saturday [June 17], in athletics, bowling, equestrian, swimming and tennis.

It is the first time Germany has hosted the event, which involves 7,000 athletes competing in 24 sports.

Bermuda won eight medals at the previous Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in 2019.

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  1. The Jones Family says:

    Alshauntae, we are SO PROUD of you! Congratulations!! And your Daddy would have been so proud too. God Bless you and Mummy xx

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