Turkish athletes residing in Deaflympics Village for Deaflympics 2017 Samsun do not cease doing sports for even one moment. The national athletes first watched the Turkey-Egypt football game on Friday night, then played table tennis and a game they have developed among themselves.

The athletes of Deaflympics 2017 do not compete just for medals. The Turkish national athletes are preoccupied with other sports in their spare time and play games they improvise themselves.

The national athletes first watched the Turkey-Egypt football game, played in Canik 19 Mayıs Stadium on Friday night, from a projection screen. The athletes, who supported their friends on the pitch, were overjoyed with the goal of Murat Şimşek in the 40th minute.

The squad rejoiced at Turkey guaranteeing to finish as the group leaders. Afterwards, some athletes played table tennis and some others played a game they improvised among themselves, played using sign language and reminiscent of "tag".

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