Krista Carsten, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mena, Arkansas will be traveling with Team USA to the Special Olympic World Games to be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in March of 2019!
Krista will be participating in the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and the 1×400 meter relay. She is the only Arkansan selected to be part of Team USA! The Opening Ceremony will be aired live on Thursday, March 14 on ESPN and also the Closing Ceremony on Thursday, March 21. Krista and the rest of the athletes will be participating in a three day event prior to the Opening Ceremony, where they will experience the culture of Dubai and get some rest before the games begin. You can follow Krista and Team USA at www.abudhabi2019.org.
Please join the members of Trinity in congratulating Krista for being selected
for this life moment! This past summer, Krista was part of Team Arkansas, and participated in the USA Special Olympic Games held in Seattle. She brought home several ribbons and a Silver Medal in the 1×400 meter relay. Krista is the daughter of Rev. Gary and Linda Carstens of Pensacola, Florida.