Ken Ellis

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 20, 2009

Ken Ellis earned eight first place medallions at the national senior games in Florida last week.

Ken Ellis wins eight gold at senior games

By Myra Bean
Ken Ellis, 64, has not slowed down a bit and claimed eight more gold medals at the 2009 National Firefighter Games in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was in Florida the weeks of November 2-15.

He was invited by a friend to participate, a man he often competes against. Before the games, his friend fell off his house and was unable to compete.

Ellis brought home gold in the following events: 50 meter dash, 8.1 seconds; 100 meter dash, 16.1 seconds; 200 meter dash, 34.2 seconds; 400 meter dash, 1:29 minutes; shot put, 32’; triple jump, 22’, long jump, 11’; and the discus throw 115’.

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