They join approximately 4,500 deaf athletes worldwide, and teams from over 100 countries will participate in the Deaflympics from May 1 to 15, 2022. Brazil is the first Latin American country to host the Summer Deaflympic Games.
The Deaflympics is an international multi-sport event organized by the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. The Summer Deaflympics takes place every four years and is the oldest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.
Please join us in congratulating our alumni and staff:
- Ann Behm, Women's Volleyball
- Emelia Beldon ('17), Women's Basketball
- Benjamin Coleman, Men's Basketball
- Richard Dahan, Wrestling: Greco-Roman
- Truth Dorsette ('20), Wrestling: Freestyle
- Joey Greegor ('94), Cycling & Mountain Bike
- Kevin (Esteban) Kovacs ('18), Tennis
- Karita Lewis ('17), Women's Volleyball
- Amaree McKenstry-Hall ('20), Wrestling: Freestyle and Greco-Roman
- Touria Ouahid-Boren, Women's Basketball Head Coach
- Cassidy Perry ('19), Women's Basketball
For more information, visit https://usdeafsports.org/.