2020 Hall of Fame

The 2020 class of the Ohio Senior Olympics Hall of Fame was inducted in May of 2020.  

Ken Stewart          

 

Ken Stewart, from Batavia, Ohio, is a multi-sport athlete. In his 16 years of involvement with Senior Olympics he has competed in track and field, swimming, tennis, pickleball, basketball, cycling, badminton, disc golf, horseshoes and many others.

His talent as an athlete and his competitive spirit have resulted in 950 medals to date. Those medals include many from the Ohio Senior Olympics state games, regional competitions in Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo, and Southern Ohio. In addition, he has competed in Senior Olympics in 26 states, including a gold medal at the Alaska International Games (he competed while on a 50thvanniversary trip).

Ken has also been a track and field coach and
official. His adventures include officiating at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

Congratulations Ken and welcome to the 2020 class of the Ohio Senior Olympics Hall of Fame!

Robert Williams

 

Robert Williams has been a swimmer throughout his life. His first swim meet was in Junior High School in Sandusky. He swam in high school, was the Ohio Weslyan swim team manager, and swam for Tulane University's first swim team!

Bob kept swimming while in the US Navy, for the Navy Seabees. After his service, he settled in Cincinnati and coached swimming and diving for Anderson and Turpin High Schools. He officiated various high school and Xavier University swim meets. Bob swam the annual Great Ohio River Swim (across the river and back again). He was the oldest swimmer by 10 years!

Bob's Senior Olympics swimming career includes twelve National Senior Games, with at least one medal at each. He holds the number three position in the 75-79 year old 200 butterfly record book; number four in the 80-84 age group in the
400IM and number ten in the 100 fly. Bob has competed at the state senior games since 1994, with at least 60 medals to his name and in the Southwest Ohio Senior Games.

Congratulations Bob and welcome to the 2020 class of the Ohio Senior Olympics Hall of Fame!

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