"Olympic Day" was held in Samsun, Turkey
The last event of "Olympic Day", which is celebrated worldwide with the motto "Move, learn, discover" by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and National Olympic Committees and became a tradition with the activities of Turkish National Olympic Committee (TNOK) in also Turkey, was organized in Samsun, where host 23rd Summer Deaflympics.
The children spent an unforgettable day by playing lots of games like athletics, basketball, golf, hopscotch, jumping rope in the event that was organized with the participation of 500 students and Oli the Mascot in Mustafa Dağıstanlı Sports Hall. The deputy governor of Samsun, Mr. Recep Yuksel, the provincial director of youth and sports of Samsun, Mr. Güven Özyurt, Deaflympics 2017 general coordinator, Serkan Baltacı, journalist sports writer, Orhan ayhan participated into the event.
The two hours event ended with distribution of the Olympic day t-shirts and certificates signed by Mr. Thomas Bach, the president of International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Mr. Uğur Erdener, the president of Turkish National Olympic Committee (TNOK) to the children.
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Posted on 05 Jun 2017