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Austin, Oddman shine again

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp
Jamaica's Romaine Austin (left) and Dave Oddman celebrate with their gold medals at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Graz, Austria yesterday.

Romaine Austin of Special Olympics Jamaica won his second gold medal at the World Winter Games in Graz, Austria yesterday after he topped the 333 metres speed skating event.

Austin had earlier won gold in the Division 15 500 metres speed skating event on Thursday.

Dave Oddman also mined his first gold of the Games in gold in 333 metres speed skating after capturing silver in the Division 23 222 metres on the ice skating rink earlier this week.

Jamaica's team at the Games has now won a total of five medals - three gold, a silver and a bronze. The floor hockey team placed third and earned the bronze medal.