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TRAINING CAMP STARTS MONDAY FOR UTAH’S SPECIAL OLYMPIANS

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More than 30 of Utah's best coaches and amateur athletes will gather in Park City Feb. 13-15 for a training camp to prepare for the Special Olympics 1989 International Winter Games.

The games, slated for April 1-8 in Reno, Nev., are expected to attract 1,400 mentally retarded athletes from the United States and 31 foreign countries.Utah's delegation in alpine skiing will be Zenas Griffiths, 15, West Jordan; Koey Leavitt, 19, Tooele; Richard Switzer, 22, Salt Lake; Brandon Coder, 11, Clearfield; Penny Peterson, 16, Kearns; Jennifer Porter, 16, Salt Lake; Cy Baldwin, 14, Ogden; and Eric Brande, 14, Salt Lake.

Nordic skiers are Brent Bentroth, 16, Tooele; Devon Loveday, 34, Logan; Shane Turner, 18, North Salt Lake; Janet Firth, 36, Salt Lake; Chad Huston, 16, Ogden; and Roger Dalrymple, 15, Magna.

Figure skating competitors include Bonnie Adams, 18, Layton; Teri Lyn Sorenson, 13, Woods Cross; and Peter Vyas, 15, Salt Lake.

Speed skaters are Karlie Preston, 11, Orem; Andee Strasberg, 14, Highland; and Trisha Maestas, 13, Orem.