County Official Honors Nutley Special Olympics Athlete

Freeholder Brendan Gill of Montclair honored swimmer Nadiuska Negron of Nutley for her silver medal-winning performances at the Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games held June 7-9 at the College of New Jersey in Ewing. 

Negron won her silver medals in the 50-meter freestyle and 50-meter breaststroke in the female 30-plus divisions, with the times of 54.72 seconds and 58.38 seconds, respectively. She competes through Special Olympics New Jersey Essex County network of local training programs. Her mother Thelma Gardeslen coaches her and she trains at the Montclair YM/YMCA.

 

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