DENVER (CBS4) – CBS4 was pleased to have three Colorado athletes who all won medals at the recent Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles stop by the station on Wednesday.
Nikia Davenport won three medals in power lifting including gold in bench press. Chris McElroy won a gold in swimming, and Julian Hall a silver in tennis.READ MORE: Jefferson County Public Health Sues 3 Schools That Are Violating Mask Requirement
The World Games included 6,500 athletes from more than 170 countries.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Fall Temps, Smoke And Dusting Of Mountain Snow On The Way
“The best part of the week was getting a gold medal in front of my whole family, especially my girlfriend; and cheering on all of the other athletes that were competing before I was,” McElroy said.MORE NEWS: Here Are 8 Of The Most Popular Fall Colors Viewing Destinations In Colorado
CBS4’s Jim Benemann was lucky enough to get the honor to get his picture taken with the medalists.