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A New Book – The Deaflympic Games, 1924-2018: Facts, Statistics, Photos

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A New Book - The Deaflympic Games, 1924-2018: Facts, Statistics, Photos

Rafael Pinkhasov Pinchas has done another book on Deaf Sports.

This book contains interesting and comprehensive statistical information about the history of all medal winners of both Deaflympic Summer and Winter Games in 30 different sports, including the list of all medal winners of the last Games held at Khanty Mansiysk, Russia, in 2015 and Samsun, Turkey, in 2017.

There are 24 topics with photos of world’s outstanding athletes and sports administrators.

The book also includes information on subjects such as The Deaflympics Double Games Club Members, The Deaflympic Games Medal-Tying Result Performances, and The Ten Most Medaled Families at the Deaflympic Games.

There are photos of outstanding Deaf Jewish athletes who excelled at the Deaflympics in various years. For example, one Jewish family from Hungary – two brothers and a sister – who won the most medals – 26, including 7 gold, 11 silver and 8 bronze) at the Deaflympic Games competitions in Table Tennis. Another Deaf Jewish athlete – Reed Gershwind from the US, who won a total of 30 medals, including 13 gold, as a swimmer and water polo player at the Deaflympics, is prominently featured in the book.

The book has 210 pages and sells for $49.95. For more details about the book, email deaflympic.archives@yahoo.com

Source: Rafael Pinkhasov Pinchas