MOBICAXIAS together with the organizing committee of the Deaf Olympics 2021, receive the visit of the ICSD regional presidents from Asia and Europe

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MobiCaxias, Caxias do Sul Organizing Committee and ICSD members

MobiCaxias together with the interim President of the International Committee on Sports for the Deaf (ICSD), Gustavo Perazzolo and Richard D. Ewald Executive Secretary (CEO) of the Committee, received today (8 Sep 2021), the visit of the Regional Presidents of the ICSD (International Committee) Sports for the Deaf), they were Iosif Stavkrakis, Regional President of ICSD Europe and Mohammad Pargar, Regional President of ICSD Asia.

The Deaflympics is the oldest multisport event after the Olympic Games, it will be held from May 1st to 15th, 2022. The initial date was postponed due to the Covid-19 world pandemic, but the official title remains the year original, 2021, in the same way as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Caxias do Sul will host the event, thus bringing interaction between different cultures as well as appreciation and integration with the deaf community. 

With an expectation of 15 thousand people in the audience, from all over Brazil and the world. So far, 6,100 deaf athletes and teams are registered, coming from more than 100 countries, who will participate in 21 sports. 

The 24th edition of the Summer Deaflympics will be the first held in Latin America, making this a historic moment and a great victory for the Brazilian deaf community.

Forward Caxias do Sul, forward MobiCaxias!