Special Olympics World Games
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Special Olympics World Games

Athletes warm up before competing in the rhythmic gymnastics of the Special Olympics at UCLA on Monday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics World Games

Puerto Rico gymnasts, from left, Eugenia Farinacci, Nioshka Rodas and Valeria Vasquez pray before competing in the rhythmic gymnastics of the Special Olympics at UCLA.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics World Games

Puerto Rico gymnast Eugenia Farinacci prepares for competition in the rhythmic gymnastics of the Special Olympics at UCLA.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics World Games

Mexico’s Asherat Ceja gets a hug from coaches after competing in the rhythmic gymnastics of the Special Olympics at UCLA.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics World Games

Fans watch the rhythmic gymnastics competition in the Special Olympics at UCLA.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Spectators cheer as the winner of the women’s division, Florencia Barranque, from Uruguay, runs next to teamate Damian Barrera as they cross the finish line in the triathlon during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Women’s division winner Florencia Barranque, from Uruguay, gets a hug from her team after the triathlon during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Athletes from the men’s division of the triathlon jump into the water for the first leg of the race during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Spectators cheer on athletes from the men’s division of the triathlon during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Athletes from the women’s division of the triathlon jump into the water for the first leg of the race during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Costa Rica’s Bryan Alvarado crosses the finish line of the triathlon during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Special Olympics triathlon

Medals at the finish line for the triathlon before they are passed out during the Special Olympics in Long Beach on Sunday.

 (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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