The Vindicator/Eric Wright
Athletes descendon Youngstown
Far left, Joe Schleppi exerts himself en route to a gold medal-winning 37-foot throw during the Ohio Senior Olympics shot put competition at Youngstown State University. Above, George Gustavich of Niles wins a gold medal for the javelin throw. Left, Bill Butzin of Toledo prepares to heave the shot put. He placed third in his age group. More than 400 athletes ages 50 and up from around the state are expected to compete in this weekend's games.