The Russians won Surdlimpiadu

The Russian national team won first place in the unofficial team standings Deaflympics were held in Sofia, Bulgaria from July 25 to August 4.

At the XXII Summer competitions for athletes with hearing problems, the Russians won 67 gold, 52 silver and 58 bronze medals and set a record for the number of awards won by the representatives of one country in the Deaflympics. Previous record also belonged to the Russian athletes and dated 2009.  

The Russian national team won first place in the unofficial team standings Deaflympics were held in Sofia, Bulgaria from July 25 to August 4.

At the XXII Summer competitions for athletes with hearing problems, the Russians won 67 gold, 52 silver and 58 bronze medals and set a record for the number of awards won by the representatives of one country in the Deaflympics. Previous record also belonged to the Russian athletes and dated 2009.  

Second place went to the team of Ukraine, an asset which 21 gold, 30 silver and 37 bronze medals. The three leaders closed the Koreans with 19 gold, 11 silver and 12 th-th bronze medals.

Recall that the Deaflympics held since 1924. The participants in these competitions compete in full compliance with the regulations developed for ordinary athletes. Therefore, their games are held separately from Paralympic competition, the rules for which are designed to address varying degrees of disability.

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