Gold Medals for Anna Aagenes, Honeybadgers, Mudhillun MuQaribu at the Gay Games in Ohio

Reports from Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron are pouring in, and Team Philadelphia continues to haul in the medals—golds, silvers, bronzes, you name it. Here’s a recap of today’s winners, reported to me from Team Philadelphia Chair Bob Szwajkos  and GO! Athletes Executive Director Anna Aagenes.


Team Philadelphia is now a triple winner in softball. City of Brotherly Love Softball League (CBLSL)’s Honeybadgers (pictured) took gold this afternoon at Firestone Park in Akron. I told you yesterday that CBLSL’s men’s team, and the Fairmount Fillies also took gold in their respective tournaments.

Anna Aagenes continues to kick ass in track and field. She won first place in today’s 800m—in her age group (18-29) and overall. She also won gold in yesterday’s 5K.

mudhillun muqaribu

Philadelphia Frontrunner‘s Mudhillun MuQaribu (pictured) received gold as the first in his age group (30-34) in the 10K race. He also took bronze in his age group in the 5K.

Alexi Lopez won silver in his age group (40-44) in the men’s steeplechase competition. He will also bring home a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles. Earlier this week Lopez won silvers in both the 5000m race walk, and 110m hurdles.

Silver 5000 m race walk

Sver 110 meter hurdles

Brian Arcedera, already a silver winner in the men’s 110 hurdles, picked up a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles in the 30-34 age group.

Stay tuned for more results as the Games wrap up tomorrow. For a recount of other local wins, go here and here.