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Welcome Messages

Mayor of Taoyuan City

MayorTaoyuan is the city of our national gate with the richest and most diverse culture. Taoyuan is a colorful, vibrant, creative city. Taoyuan also has quite a number of high-class hotels, serving a variety of international cuisines to meet the needs of people from different countries. Taoyuan is blessed to have beautiful mountains and sea where visitors can enjoy beautiful views at every corner. In particular,many our local specialties have earned their fame on an international scale. Taoyuan has been prosperous in both industry and commerce. Shops and malls provide inexpensive quality products;therefore Taoyuan is truly great for shopping. The most important thing is that Taoyuan’s sports infrastructure is very well established. With outstanding sports management, strong service teams as well as rich international experiences in the world tournaments, we are confident to combine all the resources in Taoyuan and provide the highest standards of service to every participating country. To let every participant to feel like home and have a lifetime experience that’s unforgettable.

Being the host city for the 4th World Deaf Basketball Championship,2015; I, as the Taoyuan County Mayor would like to express my most cordial welcome on behalf of 203 million citizens to all deaf basketball teams from all over the world .

We expect to see you at Taoyuan in 2015.

Taoyuan City
Cheng Wen-Tsan

CTSAD President

LEE Hsin-DaSince the grant success of the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics was made by Chinese Taipei Sports Association of the Deaf (CTSAD), Taiwan has already been the center of historic interest among the global deaf community.

As of supports from both Sports Administration, Ministry of Education and Taoyuan County Government, CTSAD confirms hosting the 2015 World Deaf Basketball Championships. The 2 competition venues such as Taoyuan Arena and Multipurpose Gymnasium of National Taiwan Sport University are satisfied for the international standards with the top-quality sports management and referees. Additionally, “Top-quality and reasonable price” for accommodation will be carried out as same as the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics, and it shall enrich your experiences in many way.

I am warmly on behalf of CTSAD to welcome all of you. Please be prepared as early as possible, and we will see you in Taiwan, 2015!

LEE, Hsin-Da
Chinese Taipei Sports Association of the Deaf

ICSD President

Valery_RukhledevDear friends of Deaf Basketball,

It is with great pleasure I welcome you to the website for the 4th World Deaf Basketball Championships in Taoyuan.

The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) is deeply grateful to Chinese Taipei for its continued commitment to hosting international deaf sports competitions.

Our athletes always look forward to competing in Chinese Taipei thanks to the excellent conditions and great welcome they receive.

My best wishes to the teams as they prepare to decide who are the best Deaf Basketball players in the world.

Dr. Valery Nikititch Rukhledev
President, ICSD