Local couple wins gold in St. George, Utah.

Roger and Carolyn Mathes wear the gold medals they won in the 65-70 mixed doubles event at the Huntsman World Senior Olympic Games.
Roger and Carolyn Mathes wear the gold medals they won in the 65-70 mixed doubles event at the Huntsman World Senior Olympic Games.

GEORGE, UT – This year at the 30th anniversary of the Huntsman World Senior Olympic Games, Fallbrook residents Roger and Carolyn Mathes were awarded gold medals for the 65-70 mixed doubles tennis event at the USTA sanctioned tournament.

Athletes ages 50 and older came from 77 countries to compete in 27 athletic events from Oct. 3 to 15 in St. George, Utah. The opening ceremonies held at Dixie State College included the parade of athletes, the lighting of the caldron, and a huge fireworks show.  These games are held every year the first two weeks in October.

For more information visit www.seniorgames.net.

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