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The opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle will include Kitsap peninsula athlete Rebekah Jensen.

Jensen is from South Kitsap and is representing Team Washington. She will compete in track and field.

Jensen, who said in her biography she has been competing for 18 years in the Games and has won more than 107 medals throughout her Special Olympics career. 

The Opening Ceremonies are scheduled at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Husky Stadium in Seattle. 

Jensen’s first event is the 800M walk, which is Tuesday at 10:15 p.m., followed by the 400M walk at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday and the shot put 3.0kg Thursday at 10:45 a.m.

All track and field events will take place at Husky Stadium.


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