TOPEKA -- Approximately 675 senior athletes, ranging in age from 50 to 94, from all across Kansas and the nation will be in Topeka September 21-25 and the following weekend, September 29-October 2 to compete in the 28th Annual Kansas Senior Olympics.
Sponsored annually by Parks and Recreation of Topeka, the Kansas Senior Olympics event is Kansas’ premier athletic competition for senior athletes.
The 2011 Kansas Senior Olympics offers competition in 18 different sports for individuals who will be 50 and over by December 31, 2011. These sports include Archery, Badminton, 3 on 3 Basketball (teams), Bowling, Cycling, Golf, Horseshoes, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Races, Shuffleboard, Softball (teams), Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball (teams). For the not-so-serious athlete there are also 10 just-for-fun events.