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Marines win first gold medal of the 2013 Warrior Games

Sgt. Lori Yrigoyen, with Wounded Warrior Battalion West, finished the 10k recumbent race during the 2013 Warrior Games at the Air Force Academy. 30-year-old Yrigoyen from Grafton, Wis., won a gold medal in the women's 10k recumbent hand-cycle race. Yrigoyen sustained a major upper body injury while attending the combat vehicle operation training course aboard Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney)



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This work, Marines win first gold medal of the 2013 Warrior Games [Image 7 of 10], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.12.2013

Date Posted:05.12.2013 23:48

Photo ID:929955

VIRIN:130512-M-HQ478-271

Resolution:2592x1728

Size:1.74 MB

Location:COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, USGlobe

Hometown:GRAFTON, WI, US

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