2013 Warrior Games open in Colorado Springs
Photo Credit: EJ Hersom
Ultimate champion hopeful Sarah Evans, Team Air Force, relays the official torch to begin the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11, 2013. From May 11-16, more than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from the U.S. Marines, Army, Air Force and Navy, as well as a team representing U.S. Special Operations Command and an international team representing the United Kingdom, will compete for the gold in track and field, shooting, swimming, cycling, archery, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and U.S. Air Force Academy. The military service with the most medals will win the Chairman's Cup. Select athletes representing each military branch will compete in a pentathlon event to see who can be named the Ultimate Champion.
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