2017 National Senior Games participants
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 18, 2017) — Humana, the presenting sponsor of the 2017 National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport event in the world for adults age 50 and older, will honor 15 senior athletes as Humana Game Changers.
The Humana Game Changers program recognizes National Senior Games athletes who exemplify healthy aging and provide encouragement, motivation and inspiration for all seniors to start with healthy.
Athletes hail from across the country, ranging in age from 60 to 94 years young. They will compete in a variety of sports at the 2017 National Senior Games from June 2-15 in Birmingham.
The 2017 Humana Game Changers, who were selected among more than 10,400 athletes competing this year, are:
- Rose Roylo, 88, Radcliff; bowling
- Ileana Alvarez-Builla, 65, Miami; table tennis
- Glennon Bazzle, 74, Birmingham; golf
- Fay Bond, 94, Oriental, N.C.; track and field
- Irma Fay Bond, 67, Oriental, N.C.; track and field
- Nancy Covington, 85, Clinton, La.; horseshoes
- Kathleen Fisken, 75, Bethesda, Md.; swimming
- Cory Hartbarger, 90, Asheville, N.C.; track and field
- Hiro Moriyasu, 70, Los Angeles; table tennis
- Margaret Olawoye, 75, Chicago; pickleball and track and field
- Robert Rusbosin, 65, Naples, Fla.; basketball
- Dan Smith, 75, Weston, Ohio; shuffleboard
- Sylvia Smith, 74, Weston, Ohio; shuffleboard
- Chris Wallace, 60, Maricopa Ariz. track and field
- Zoltan Zsohar, 70, Dallas; cycling