The official mascot of the Deaflympics 2017 who met with the people in Samsun at Atakum, draws all the attention of the children. Citizens also expressed their satisfaction with sports investments in the city.

While the teams are continuing their last preparation before 23rd Summer Deaflympics to be held in Samsun, The official mascot of the Deaflympics 2017 continues his visitings in the city.

Çakır, who came together with the people of Samsun in Atakum, got great attention with his compassion and friendliness while it draws the attention of the citizens and children.

Çakır, who communicated in sign language and is the first talking mascot of the world with this feature, played with children and took photographs. People of Samsun indicate that they are very happy about the mobility and investments in the city and they are looking forward to starting date of the Games.

23rd Summer Deaflympics will start with a great opening ceremony to be held in new 19 Mayis Stadium on 18th of July.

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