Pharmacists participate in Senior Olympics

July 25, 2005

The 2005 Summer National Senior Games, held recently in Pittsburgh and sponsored by Mylan, GlaxoSmithKline, and others, saw numerous pharmacists compete in athletic events such as softball, basketball, cycling, golf, and volleyball.

The 2005 Summer National Senior Games, held recently in Pittsburgh and sponsored by Mylan, GlaxoSmithKline, and others, saw numerous pharmacists compete in athletic events such as softball, basketball, cycling, golf, and volleyball. Here, Sam Skeegan, 66, tries his luck on the volleyball court. Skeegan, a native of Pittsburgh and a former retail pharmacist who now lives in Michigan and recruits for the pharmaceutical industry, won the gold medal in the 65-and-over division at the Games. Other pharmacists who competed in the Games in softball included Irene Ada of North Carolina, Judy Clark from Missouri, and Calvin Freedman from Delaware