Connecticut Special Olympians take home hardware from World Games

(WTNH)–Big congratulations to some Connecticut athletes returning home from the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

Chuck Yenkner, of Glastonbury, won gold and silver medals in track and field.

Selina Derungs, from Simsbury, is quite the swimmer. She took home gold, silver and bronze medals.

And the team of Christine Post, from Groton, and Lisa Thomasco, from Mystic, took silver in unified golf. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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