NC gymnast wins Gold at Special Olympics World Games
Posted June 28, 2011 5:03 p.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — A North Carolina gymnast won two gold medals during the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, on Tuesday.
Monica Hernandez won gold for her all-around and high beam routines. She captured silver for the uneven bars and vault, and won bronze for the floor exercise.
She competed two days after she developed a small fracture in her foot while practicing.
The World Summer Games continues through Saturday.