Nina Cutro-Kelly waves to the crowd after winning Gold in the Women's +78kg Judo at the 24th Summer Deaflympics

Team USA Celebrates its Medals and Wins on the Fourth Day of the Deaflympics

07 May 2022
CAXIAS DO SUL, BRAZIL — The fourth day of the Deaflympics was full of wins and medals for the United States. For the first time in American history, the United States was represented in Judo. International level Judoka Nina Cutro-Kelly made her Deaflympic debut in the +78kg category, and captured the hearts of American fans who showed up to cheer her on.
Carli Cronk swims during a preliminary heat of the Women's 200M Individual Medley in Caxias do Sul, Brazil on May 2, 2022.

Team USA Wins 5 Medals on the First Day of Competition

03 May 2022
CAXIAS DO SUL, BRAZIL — In the first full day of competition, Team USA swimmer Carli Cronk won her heat in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley preliminary two separate times after the officials’ timers malfunctioned during the first heat. Competing in the finals later in the day, she exhibited mental toughness despite having to swim twice earlier in the morning, and went on to win her first-ever Deaflympic Gold in record-breaking fashion.
Parade of Nations

24th Summer Deaflympics Declared Open

02 May 2022
CAXIAS DO SUL, BRAZIL — Speaking in front of a raucous crowd at the Centro Esportivo SESI, Gustavo Perazzolo, the President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf signed, in International Sign, the long awaited words: “I declare the 24th Summer Deaflympics open!”
Six curling members show off their medals with Banff sign behind them

USA Wins Gold in Banff

31 Mar 2022
The USA Deaf Curling Men Team won over the undefeated Ukrainian team to win their first-ever gold in Banff, Canada.

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