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Special Olympics squad returns from Malta with 12 medals

Crowd gathered at Ronaldsway to welcome back athletes

A large crowd gathered at Ronaldsway to welcome the Island's successful Special Olympics squad back to the Island.

The team of 18 athletes returned from competition in Malta with two golds, three silvers and seven bronze medals last night.

Duncan Watterson won bronze in the team relay, and also took part in the shot put and 100m events.

He says he's proud of everyone who took part:

The football team came back with the bronze medal, beating the home team 4-0 in the third-place playoff.

Coach Pete Corkill says there was a great team spirit among the players:

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