Special Olympics tournament held in Grant Park

July 14, 2011 3:41:39 PM PDT
Hundreds of athletes competed in the annual Special Olympics softball tournament at the ball diamonds in Grant Park near Columbus and Balbo.

Fourteen teams competed in the games Thursday during the 13th annual event. Every Special Olympics athlete walked away with a medal.

On Tuesday, more than 750 athletes competed in the first part of the softball event, which included base running, throwing, fielding and hitting.