ICSD Delegation attend at the 18th Congress of EDSO

The 18th Congress of the European Deaf Sport Organisation (EDSO) took place in Yerevan, Armenia from 7th to 8th July 2016.

The Congress were attended by delegates from 28 European including observers from Turkey, Poland and Germany. Currently there are 41 States - members of EDSO.

The Congress were attended by such honourable guests: President of the International Committee of sports for the Deaf (ICSD) Dr. Valery Rukhledev; ICSD Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Dmitry Rebrov; President of the European Union of the Deaf, Dr. Markku Jokinen and former President of the EDSO Mr. Lennart Edwall and few others.

During the Congress, they discussed issues of the development strategy of the European Deaf sport, the calendar of sports events up to 2021 which were also identified by the host country of European Deaf Championships in sports 2017-2021. On the second day of the Congress, the ceremony of awarding commemorative was held for the European athletes of the year 2014 and 2015.

At the Congress, the ICSD President and CEO answered all of the pending questions to delegates such as audiology, doping control, IOC relations, etc.