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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Senior Games, an Olympic style event for athletes 50 years and older, will be held August 2-9.

The games will consist of 19 different competitions for medaling sports and four demonstrations sports. The events will be held at various venues including the University of Minnesota and St. Thomas University.

Athletes will be competing for the chance to participate in the National Senior Games scheduled to be held in July 2015.

For more information on the events and qualifications please visit mnseniorgames.com.

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