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Deaf Cwmbran schoolboy following in the footsteps of his high-speed heroes

By Steven Prince

A CAR-MAD Cwmbran schoolboy is continuing his bid to become Formula One’s first deaf racing driver by following in the footsteps of his high-speed heroes.

Caleb McDuff, 8, is currently tackling courses up and down the country in the MSA Bambino Karting Championship – where the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button earned their stripes.

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Source: South Wales Argus

Iranian wrestler snatches gold at World Deaf C’ships

2016 World Deaf Wrestling ChampionshipTEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) – Iran’s audibly-challenged senior Greco-Roman wrestler has won the title of the 4th World Deaf Senior Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling underway in Tehran.

Iran’s Abuzar Rabizadeh managed to overcome rivals at 80kg weight category in Tehran’s Shohadaye Haftom Tir Sports Hall to win the gold medal of the 4th World Deaf Senior Greco-Roman Wrestling tournament.

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Source: MEHR News Agency

Deaf schoolgirl Jodie Ounsley took up rugby last October ... now she's scoring tries for Yorkshire

By Andrew Hirst

A 15-year-old deaf Huddersfield schoolgirl has scored on her debut for Yorkshire just months after taking up the sport and is already training with England.

Jodie Ounsley, a Year 10 student at Shelley College, has defied hearing impairment and a chronic knee condition to become the top try-scorer with Sandal Girls RUFC, despite only playing her first game in October.

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Source: The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Armenian deaf wrestling team to participate in World Championship in Iran

2016 World Deaf Wrestling ChampionshipThe Armenian deaf wrestling team has left for Tehran, Iran, to participate in the World Championship, reports the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs.

The Ministry says Armenia will be represented by seven wrestlers: Sargis Sargsyan (59kg), Tigran Petrosyan (61kg), Zhora Grigoryan (71kg), Garik Poghosyan (74kg), Artak Terteryan (75kg), Narek Nikoghosyan (85kg) and Hovhannes Ayvazyan (98kg).

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Source: A1 Plus

Valerie’s Story

UK Deaf Sport NewValerie Copenhagen from Ruislip in Greater London has always enjoyed tennis. But two years ago her passion for the sport grew stronger. In her own words, Valerie discusses how important it is to her that her coach is deaf aware and the benefits of being active.

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Source: UK Deaf Sport

Iranian junior wrestlers runner-up at world championship

2016 World Deaf Wrestling ChampionshipIran’s audibly-challenged junior Greco-Roman wrestlers have finished as the overall vice champion at the 2016 World Deaf Wrestling Cadet and Junior Greco-Roman Championship in Tehran, and landed in the second position at the end of the international tournament.

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Source: Press TV


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