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Bringing home the gold

(and silver and bronze)

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August 10th, 2016
Bill Bonzagni took home eight gold medals and a silver medal at this year’s Quincy Senior Olympics.

Bill Bonzagni took home eight gold medals and a silver medal at this year’s Quincy Senior Olympics. He competed in bowling, horseshoe, basketball, golf, walking, softball, javelin, long jump, and discus competitions.

The athletic retirees who live at Linden Ponds racked up an impressive 81 medals at the thirty-fourth Annual Senior Olympics, held in May in Quincy, Mass. 

Ten men and 13 women participated in a variety of events, including the half-mile walk, the one-mile walk, the three-mile walk, swimming, bocce, bowling, billiards, basketball free throws, a golf tournament, golf putting, javelin, discus, shot put, standing broad jump, softball throw, and darts. 

“We had another great group of residents participate this year,” says resident Ed Petcavage, who won 10 of the 81 medals. “Our residents participated in all different events and, in total, 58 gold, 20 silver, and 3 bronze medals were won.”

Linden Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Hingham, is the presenting sponsor of the Quincy Senior Olympics. In recognition of Linden Ponds’ support for the games, Director of Sales Christine Hansen received a plaque, which she says she will proudly display in the community’s administration office.

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