The Catholic community had joined in a winning pitch four years ago to host the Special Olympics for 2018 and were rewarded with the games as they turn 50 this year.
Sara Kigin finished in first place in the 100-meter freestyle, fourth in the 200-meter freestyle, fifth in the 400-meter freestyle and second in the 4×25 relay.
Sara Kigin, 32, is one of four women and four men who will represent Team Minnesota in the swimming competition at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle July 1-6.
Pope Francis praised the passion and dedication of the Special Olympians as they train for their events, and said sports are good for everyone, physically and mentally.
ROME (CNS) — When Emmanuele Trincas described Roman Cocco as a “bomber” on the soccer field, they both laughed, but it also gave Cocco the confidence […]