Students compete in Special Olympics at Ramstein

Stuttgart Elementary's Kieran Luckritz, center, laughs while revving a motorcycle with his buddy, Senior Airman Emmanuel Villarreal, left, and motorcycle owner Hans Beysiegel during the Spring Special Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, June 3, 2016. Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes   MICHAEL B. KELLER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Stuttgart Elementary's Kieran Luckritz, center, laughs while revving a motorcycle with his buddy, Senior Airman Emmanuel Villarreal, left, and motorcycle owner Hans Beysiegel during the Spring Special Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, June 3, 2016. Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes MICHAEL B. KELLER/STARS AND STRIPES
Stuttgart Elementary's Kieran Luckritz, center, laughs while revving a motorcycle with his buddy, Senior Airman Emmanuel Villarreal, left, and motorcycle owner Hans Beysiegel during the Spring Special Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, June 3, 2016. Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes   MICHAEL B. KELLER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Stuttgart Elementary's Kieran Luckritz, center, laughs while revving a motorcycle with his buddy, Senior Airman Emmanuel Villarreal, left, and motorcycle owner Hans Beysiegel during the Spring Special Olympics at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Friday, June 3, 2016. Michael B. Keller/Stars and Stripes MICHAEL B. KELLER/STARS AND STRIPES

Students compete in Special Olympics at Ramstein

by: Michael B. Keller | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: June 04, 2016

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — More than 70 athletes took part in several events Friday during the Spring Special Olympics for students at Defense Department schools.

The students, who have moderate-to-severe learning disabilities, were joined by 300 volunteers for the competition, which included relay races, badminton, softball, tee ball, football throws, tennis and tug of war.

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