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Special Olympics Winter Games return to Rochester

Posted at: 01/16/2013 6:51 AM
Updated at: 01/19/2013 7:59 PM

The 2013 Special Olympics Winter Games return to Rochester.

Mayor Tom Richards and Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks were scheduled to be at the Riverside Convention Center Thursday morning to talk about the Special Olympic Winter State Games but the media event was rescheduled.

The Winter Games will feature more than 650 athletes competing in skiing, hockey, snowshoeing and figure skating. 

The games will begin with Opening Ceremonies on Friday, February 22 and competitions will take place February 23.