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Taos High grad first Native medalist in Senior Games swimming

 


Robert Shendo became the first American Indian to win a medal in swimming at the National Senior Games in July. Shendo, of Taos, Tesuque and Jemez pueblos, is a 1961 Taos High School graduate who took silver in the 200-yard backstroke in the 70-74 age group and was sixth in the 100-yard backstroke.

Shendo, who played football and basketball at Taos High School, has many Taos Pueblo relatives.

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