The Olympic Park in Buenos Aires will host the Deaf Swimming World Cup. It will take place from August 14 to 19, in a competition that already has 31 confirmed countries.
The edition to be held in Buenos Aires will be the sixth edition of the Deaf World Cup. Previous editions were held in Brueggen (Germany) in 1995, Taipei (Taiwan) in 2007, Coimbra (Portugal) in 2011, San Antonio (USA) in 2015 and San Pablo (Brazil) in 2019.
Although Argentina, who are yet to participate in the World Cup in Brazil, have not yet confirmed their squad to compete, coach Marcela Belviso continues to work with a pre-selection that includes Emmanuel Lanus, Diana Valentini, Sebastian Galligillo, Julian Vincitorio Dos and Manuel. Funes Pecerne, Nicolas Yanez, Ingrid Romero and Delfina Villarreal.
So far, the following countries have confirmed their participation, in addition to Argentina: Germany, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United States, France, Ghana, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kenya. Latvia, Macedonia, Mexico, Nigeria, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine and Uruguay.
“We are working with great enthusiasm to make the World Cup unforgettable. Hosting and welcoming athletes from all over the world is no longer a dream; Juan Daniel López Macchio, President of the Argentine Deaf Sports Federation (CADES), indicated that it is a reality.”
“It will be a World Cup with a record number of participants and an excellent opportunity for Argentines to appreciate an event that will be a real sporting spectacle. This is our commitment to society. This opportunity would be impossible without the support we receive from the National Minister of Sports,” explained Horacio Alieva, President of the Organizing Committee for the Deaf Swimming World Cup. .