An official visit of Mr. Dmitry Rebrov, Chief Executive Officer of International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD)

2019 World Deaf Bowling Championships will be held from August 1 to 12, 2019 at Da Taoyuan Bowling in Taoyuan City. According to Deaf World Championships – Regulations approved by International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD), Chinese Taipei Deaf Sports Federation (CTDSF) invited ICSD Representative to do the site inspection one year in advance prior to the 2019 World Deaf Bowling Championships. ICSD appointed Mr. Dmitry REBROV, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICSD, to perform the site inspection from July 15 to 18, 2018.

During his stay in Chinese Taipei, not only paying attention to the preparatory report and inspection of the venues, paying the significant and warm visits to Mr. Zing- Rong LIN, deputy director of Sports Administration, Ministry of Education and Mr. Wen-Tsan CHENG, Taoyuan City Mayor. During the visits, all the parties had the extensive exchange of views on the development of Deaf Sports Movement. ICSD CEO affirmed the long-term contribution by Chinese Taipei also the contribution to the Global Deaf Sports Community. In particular, it mentioned the unprecedented achievements of the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics which has been deeply remembered.

ICSD CEO was very satisfied with the venue where named Da Taoyuan Bowling, and the venue had built for 4 years. He believed that it is in full compliance with the standards of the international competition and believed that the 2019 World Deaf Bowling Championships would be successful.

Based on the advice provided by Mr. Dmitry REBROV during the visit, CTDSF will carry out detailed revisions of the relative tasks during the preparatory period; in the meanwhile, CTDSF shall strengthen its international marketing. It is expected to attract more countries to join in this event.