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USADSF’S stand on the L.A. bid

USA Deaf Sports FederationUSA Deaf Sports Federation (USADSF) acknowledges that on July 30, 2017, International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) President Valery Rukhledev revealed that the 2021 Deaflympics may be held in either Los Angeles or Dubai as the 23rd Deaflympics concluded in Samsun, Turkey. Speaking following an evaluation meeting, Mr. Rukhledev said his “personal choice” would be to take the Deaflympics to Dubai. USADSF has no knowledge of the Los Angeles bid nor any details. Questions about the Los Angeles bid or the bidding process can be directed to ICSD at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Reprinted from USA Deaf Sports Federation -