President of The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD), Valery Rukhledev is reelected to his current position and Director of Turkey Deaf Sports Federation Yakup Ümit Kihtir is elected to the board of directors.

46. Congress of International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) is ended by the election for presidency and board of directors. 

Valery Rukhledev, the 69-year-old Russian sports manager, who has been serving as ICSD president since 2013,  is elected once again as the president.

Director of Turkey Deaf Sports Federation Yakup Ümit Kihtir gained the highest number of votes and became the member of the board of directors after the election.

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