11 February 2011
For Immediate Release
Official Announcement Regarding the 17th Winter Deaflympics
Vysoké Tatry, SVK – The International Committee of Deaf Sports (ICSD) regrets to confirm that the 17th Winter Deaflympics has been officially declared cancelled at 16:00 on Friday, 11 February. The 43rd ICSD Congress will be postponed to a later date.
ICSD Executive Board has demanded an urgent meeting with the President of the Slovakian Deaflympics Committee, Mr. Jaromir Ruda, to discuss all critical issues.
Further details regarding the cancellation of the Games will be announced shortly after the ICSD Executive Board meets.
ICSD wants to acknowledge the hard work of the athletes and coaches in preparation for the Winter Deaflympics and it is with great regret that this had to be done.
Slava Kilmov, H3 Network Media
Craig Crowley, ICSD President
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