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Amie Opie wins gold at World Games in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Amie Opie is a world champion.

The Butte cyclist won gold medal in her division in the 10 kilometer cycling road race Thursday at the Special Olympics World Games.

Opie, 42, won the Division 9 title by finishing the race in 20 minutes, 42.37 seconds. Veronika Verboten of Slovenia won the silver medal in 21:17.64, while Tamara Segers of Belgium took the bronze in 21:40.56.

Opie, who grew up in Walkerville, is a long-time employee at Stokes in Butte (formerly Albertsons). She works at the deli counter.

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  • Mary Peterson
    July 30, 2015, 4:34 pm

    We are proud of you Amie A job well done. Keep up the good work.

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  • Marcia Doto
    July 30, 2015, 4:44 pm

    Congratulations Amie on the Gold! You are a rockstar!!!!

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  • John Castle II
    July 30, 2015, 7:00 pm

    Great accomplishment Amir! So proud of you!!

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  • John Castle II
    July 30, 2015, 7:02 pm

    Great accomplishment Amie! So proud of you!!

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  • Shauna
    July 30, 2015, 9:18 pm

    That is so freaking awesome. We are very proud of you. Awesome job.

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