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By Drew Truitt
Sports Editor 

Braswell a Sports Legend at 83

Headed to Horseshoe Competition

 

Last updated 4/9/2019 at 4:48pm

Drew Truitt

Claudette Braswell with some of her 30 Senior Games Awards

At 83 years young Lake Wales' own Claudette Braswell garnered a whopping 20 gold, eight silver and a pair of bronze to capture the highest total: 30 individual and team medals in 32 events at the PSG (www.polkseniorgames.org) that ended Mar. 11.

Braswell earned the honor of being awarded Outstanding Women Competitor 2019 besting more than 1,000 other female athletes and 127 in the 80-84 age group, which means she will return as Torch Bearer to kick off the Olympics-style Opening Ceremony in 2020.

Claudette is not a stranger to the podium. She wins the overall women's trophy nearly every ye...



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