Friday, July 28th marked the last day of volleyball competition for the 2017 Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey. The USA Women’s team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Italy on Wednesday in the semifinal and matched up against Ukraine in the bronze medal match. Continue reading “Team USA Women’s Volleyball wins Bronze and 1,000th Medal”
The final event for the Deaflympics’ Golf had everyone on the course tittering.
Team USA’s Kaylin Yost fought hard to catch up from being down three on the 6th hole with two bogies but she was able to pick up with two straight birdies on the 7th and 8th holes that had her just one down behind the leader, Dagar from India. Continue reading “Day 8 a Slew of Medals including Gold in Golf”
Team USA Cycling competed in the Points Race today. The Points Race is an event that typically takes place on velodromes, which has banked turns to allow for continuous pedaling throughout the entire competition. Men and women typically do 50km and 40km, respectively. Continue reading “Day Seven Brings in Medals from Swimming and Track”
Team USA Women’s Volleyball had their final pool play match today, Saturday, July 22nd, facing Brazil, a rematch of the 2016 Pan Am Games, held in Washington DC. The US strong serving proved overpowering and led them to a straight set 3-0 victory over Brazil (25-9 25-14 25-15). Continue reading “Day 4 a Rousing Success for Women’s Volleyball”
On Thursday, July 20th, Team USA Tennis had the Women’s Singles, Men’s Volleyball played vs. Poland, Women’s Volleyball played vs. Ukraine, and Swimming hauled in the first Gold medal for USA, landing USA a top spot in the medal rankings. Continue reading “Day Two all Wins for Team USA”