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Day Two: Senior Olympic Summer Games

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Bowling was one of the many events on day 2 of the senior Olympic summer games as nearly 50 bowlers gave it a roll at Little Lanes. A 94 year-old Helena woman in particular says loves the sport because it helps keep her healthy.

Montez Melech, 94 years old from Helena, "I just had a little heart repair work done in January and the doctor told me that the best exercise you can do is bowling because it exercises your upper body as well as your lower body, so I really enjoy bowling."

A sport that might get your heart rate up a little bit more is racquetball. Dillon native and first time competitor Roger Norris said he was impressed by the competition at the senior Olympic games.

Roger Norris-Tull, Dillon, "this is the first time I've ever been involved in any kind of senior Olympics, and it's really been fascinating seeing a lot of folks my age competing and really competing well."

One of the more popular sports going on was table tennis, often known as ping-pong. 87 year-old John Rumney of Cascade won a gold medal for his age group in the singles tournament and says he was proud of his performance and had fun playing.

John Rumney, "It feels great, it was tough, I just barely won. I played tom and it was best 3 out of 5 and I just barely squeaked it out. I mean we're all has-beens but it feels good to come and compete and do the best we can."

Day 3 of the senior Olympics will continue tomorrow but the games will come to an end tomorrow afternoon.

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