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Monday, August 3, 2009

Press Release - Toronto 2012 WDAC Bid

Please, read the Toronto 2012 World Deaf Athletics Championships Bid Committee Press Release.

The Ontario Deaf Sports Association (ODSA) is in the process of bidding for the honour of hosting the 2

nd World Athletics Championships in Toronto 2012.

On July 26, 2009 Barbara Sondergaard, Technical Director from the International Sports Committee for the Deaf (ICSD), arrived from Denmark to begin Toronto’s site inspection. Lead by Rohan Smith, Bidding Chairperson, the following two days were spent assessing various facilities: University of Toronto Varsity Stadium, York University Track and Field Centre, CN Tower, Delta Chelsea Hotel, Renaissance Hotel, Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, as well as the dorm residences of the University of Toronto and Seneca College. Wednesday was a time to explore Toronto, which included a visit to the Deaf Culture Centre before flying back to Denmark. The overall visit was successful and the Bidding Committee will be making a few adjustments based on ICSD’s suggestions. (...)

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