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Pastor Ites takes Gold in Senior Games

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Pastor Jimm Ites, 76, takes first place in the 200 and 400 meter races during the Iowa Senior Games at Waukee Stadium.

Pastor Ites also placed second in the 100 meter and 50 meter runs, as well.

After running in the heat, Pastor Ites also raced his seven-year-old great granddaughter, Lydia Gibbs.

Lydia won a gold medal from her great grandfather and also 50 dollars.

"Today was the best race ever! The competition was amazing and the heat made it even better! The crowd was big and I enjoyed myself tremendously," Jimm said.

Jimm is set to turn 77 on July 16.

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