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Going for the Senior Olympic gold


October 11, 2017

Star photo by Stephanie Thompson

The collection of medals Pete Rust won during the Senior Olympics in August.

Green River's mayor brought home four gold medals and one silver medal after competing in the Senior Olympics.

Pete Rust recently competed in the Wyoming Senior Olympics, which took place in Laramie Aug 2-5.

During the competition, Rust excelled at the standing long jump, softball throw, football throw and discus throw earning gold medals in all of these. He also did well at the frisbee throw taking a silver medal in that competition.

Over the years, Rust has obtained 12 medals, including eight gold medals, two silver medals and 2 bronze.

"I enjoy competing. I enjoy participating," Rust sai...

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