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Special Olympics Virginia Fall Championship returns to Virginia Beach

Posted at 7:27 PM, Nov 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-06 19:27:50-05

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Sunday wrapped up the Special Olympics Virginia Fall Championships.

The Cheer Your Heart Out Annual Fall Championships was a two-day event all over Virginia Beach.

News 3’s Dominic Brown introduced the athlete who lit the Flame of Hope at the opening ceremony of the championships!

About 1,200 competitors from all over the state participated, including the number one Special Olympic female golfer in the world.

The event is the second largest state-level competition offered by Special Olympics Virginia.