Nine tribal elders from Taos Pueblo win 19 medals at All Indian Game Days

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Posted 6/20/19

Tribal elders from Taos Pueblo attended the 2019 Indian Game Days held on April 24-25 at Santa Fe Indian School. Participants competed in ten sports and fitness fun activities.The event is held every …

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Nine tribal elders from Taos Pueblo win 19 medals at All Indian Game Days

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Tribal elders from Taos Pueblo attended the 2019 Indian Game Days held on April 24-25 at Santa Fe Indian School. Participants competed in ten sports and fitness fun activities.

The event is held every other year and was sponsored through the New Mexico Senior Olympics.

The Taos Pueblo team was sponsored by the Taos Pueblo Fitness Program and took nine elders to compete: Darlene Montoya, Sam and Rosemarie Chisolm, Bennie and Edna Romero, Margaret Trujillo, Geri Mirabal, Fernando Trujillo and Paula Tsoodle.

Taos Pueblo Team - All Indian Game Day Results

Darlene Montoya - competed in the 55-59 age division and won three medals

1) Power Walk 1500 meter - first place (13:42)

2) Racewalk 1500 meters - first place

3) Frisbee Accuracy - second place

Rose Chisolm - competed in the 80-84 age division and won one medal

1) Softball Distance Throw - second place (34.6)

Geri Mirabal - competed in the 75-79 age group and won one medal

1) 100 meter run - first place

Edna Romero - competed in the 80-84 age group and won four medals

1) Powerwalk 1500 meter - first place (17:59)

2) Racewalk 1500 meter- first place (19:69)

3) 100 meter Run - first place (45:7)

4) 400 meter Run - first place (3:52)

Bennie Romero - competed in the 80-84 age group and won three medals

1) Shot Put throw - first place (21.8 ft.)

2) Discus throw - first place (59.9 ft.)

3) 100 meter run - second place (34.7)

Fernando Trujillo - competed in the 65-69 age group and won three medals

1) Powerwalk 1500 meters - second place

2) 400 meter run - first place

3) Discus throw - third place

Margaret Trujillo - competed in the 90-plus age group and won one medal

1) Softball throw - second place

Paula Tsoodle - competed in the 55-60 age group and won three medals

1) Powerwalk 1500 meters- first place

2) Softball Throw - third place

3) Discus Throw - first place (59.9ft)

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