THERE was double delight for Omagh Spires Special Olympics Club member, Lee Mitchell, at the Special Olympics World Summer Games, with the 21-year-old winning two gold medals in the exotic surroundings in Abu Dhabi.
Watched by his mother Laura, father, David, brother, Sam, sister Amy and her boyfriend, Lee secured an incredible double success at the Games, while representing Team Ireland in the equestrian event.
The Special Olympics World Games 2019 sees more than 7,500 athletes from over 190 nations compete in nine venues across Dubai and Abu Dhabi until Thursday, in what will be the largest sports and humanitarian event of the year.
Lee, who is a STEPS student at South West College, is one of the 91 Irish athletes currently at the games.
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