Boothwyn man returns from Special Olympics as medal winner

    A 47-year-old Boothwyn man didn’t return home empty handed, winning a bronze and a silver medal in the 13th Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

    In a story from the Daily Times, Glenn Jones returned home earlier this month after winning the bronze medal in singles tennis and a silver medal in mixed-doubles tennis.

    According to the report, Jones has participated in Special Olympics events for the past 18 years, however, this was his first World Games.

    Jones works as a kitchen aide in the Chichester High School cafeteria and was given a week off to meet his coaches and train in California, according to the Daily Times.

    This year’s games wrapped up earlier this month.  The Special Olympics are held every two years, alternating from summer and winter events.

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