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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 ( 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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