Samsun 2017 Deaflympics Torch Relay Under Way

Samsun 2017 Deaflympics Torch Relay Under Way

The ceremony of lighting the torch for the Summer Deaflympics 2017 was held yesterday in front of the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne, Switzerland. This marks the symbolic start of the games which will see the flame travel around Europe and Turkey before being officially presented to the organisers on 18th July at the Samsun Stadium Opening Ceremony.

From 18th July to 30th July elite athletes and their supporters from 90 countries around the world will be competing and participating in the 23rd Summer Deaflympics.

Further information can be found on the official Games website www.deaflympics2017.org

Good Luck to everyone taking part!