NEWS FLASH: Lowery Smith, age 90, won a gold medal for singles and doubles racquetball in the 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque, June 13 – 24, 2019. He also won a bronze medal in shot put and took fourth place in discus throwing.
“I still don’t know where the idea came from, but I said, ‘I’m dreaming of getting into the Senior Olympics.'” Lowery Smith, winning at life and in senior sports
90-year-old Lowery Smith makes fitness and his Y community a priority.
In June, Lowery Smith headed to Albuquerque, NM, for the National Senior Games. Lowery qualified at the 2018 Minnesota Senior Games to compete in four events at the National Senior Games: Discus, Shot Put, Singles Racquetball and Doubles Racquetball. And this isn’t his first time—he also competed in the same events at the 2017 National Senior Games.