The biggest event of the Turkish sport's history that unites the 6 continent in Samsun, 23rd Summer Deaflympics, officially started with a spectacular opening ceremony, tribunes were filled with people of Samsun from all the ages and celebrated the Games.

Samsun Deaflympics 2017 which has the highest number of participants with 97 different countries and more than 5 thousand participants of Turkish sports history and Deaflympics history, has officially started with the opening ceremony. People of Samsun from all the ages supported the Olympic Games by filling up the tribunes.

At the opening ceremony which was held in Yeni 19 Mayıs Stadium witnessed enthusiastic moments. The Stadium was filled with the flags of many countries and the tribunes were lighted up with Mascot Çakır. The spectators, who came to watch the opening of the Olympic Games, thanked the Minister Akif Çağatay Kılıç for allowing Samsun and Turkey to host such an important organization.

Murat Boz, who took the stage in the opening ceremony of Deaflympics 2017, gave a magnificent music feast to the people of Samsun with his mini concert.

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