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Final Results Are In: New Mexico Wins Most Medals in National Senior Games

Local athletes take home 681 medals.

ALBUQUERQUE – The 2019 National Senior Games, which were held June 14 – 25, had the most registered athletes in the organization’s history. Additionally, New Mexico had the most athletes participating and won the most medals.

New Mexico led the medal count with 681 total medals, followed by California with 645 medals and Florida with 450. Texas came in fourth with 426 medals and Tennessee was fifth with 344.

"New Mexico athletes had an incredible showing at the Games," stated Mayor Tim Keller. "Not only did we shatter the participation record, our own local athletes broke competition records and now are taking home the most medals."

For more information about final results, visit http://www.nsga.com

About the National Senior Games

The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) is a nonprofit Multi-Sports Council member of the United States Olympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness and sport.  NSGA governs the biennial National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport championship event in the world for seniors. NSGA is comprised of 54 Member Games across the country, Canada and Mexico that conduct qualifying competition events for the National Senior. For more information, please visit NSGA.com.

The National Senior Games in Albuquerque would not be possible without the support of generous sponsors:  Humana, Haverland Lifeplan Communities, La Vida Llena and The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho NM, UNMH, Presybyterian Healthcare Services, Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, New Mexico Gas Company, Zibrio and Five Star Senior Living.