Kansas Senior Olympics Gets Underway

By: Shawnee County Parks and Recreation posted by Amanda Lanum
By: Shawnee County Parks and Recreation posted by Amanda Lanum

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Approximately 800 senior athletes, ranging in age from 50 to 96, from all across Kansas and the nation will be in Topeka Sept. 19-23 and September 27-30 to compete in the 29th Annual Kansas Senior Olympics.

The 2012 Kansas Senior Olympics offers competition in 18 different sports for individuals who will be 50 or older by December 31, 2012. 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 ten just-for-fun events.


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