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Gold medalists return to 1996 Olympics

Olympic medalists

Photo courtesy of NouVeau Photography.

   Famous Olympians Carol Lewis, Aileen Riggin-Soule, and Tracie Ruiz Conforto pose in front of the Nissan Rings of Fame Fountain at the Nissan Pavilion in Atlanta. Carol Lewis is a three-time Olympian in the long jump (1980, 1984, and 1988). Aileen Riggin-Soule is the oldest living gold medalist, receiving the gold in 1920 for "Fancy Diving." She also received medals in 1924 for swimming. Tracie Ruiz Conforto, a Woodinville resident, is a 1984 double gold medalist in synchronized swimming and a 1988 silver medalist.

Spectre '84 makes it to semis

   The U-13 girls from the Northshore Youth Soccer Association in the Bothell-Woodinville area competed in the Greater NW Invitational soccer tournament held at the 60 Acres complex in Redmond and made it into the semifinals before falling to the Bellingham Rangers 2-1. Spectre'84 is coached by Finn Skogen. Assistant is Randy Stotler.