Executive Board

Yakup Umit Kihtir

Member at Large

Country: Turkey

Education: Beşevler Yapı Vocational High School, Faculty of Art of Construction, Ankara

Career:

President of Ankara Deaf Sport Club (2004 – 2006)

Member of Turkish Deaf Sports Federation (2004 – 2012)

Vice-president of Turkish Deaf Clubs Federation (2005 – 2008)

President of Turkish Deaf Sport Clubs Federation (2008 - 2011)

President of Turkish Deaf Sport Federation (2015 – current)

Sport career: Athlete of National Deaf Swimming Team (1993 – 2003)

Sport administration:

Deaflympics 2005 Melbourne – Turkish Team Delegate

European Deaf Beach Volleyball Championship / Alanya – OC member (2005)

World Deaf Athletics Championships / Izmirr – head of OC (2008)

Deaflympics 2009 Taipei – Turkish Deaf Swimming Team TD

2011 European Deaf Athletics Championships, Kayseri – head of OC

2012 European Deaf Basketball Championships, Konya – head of OC

2012 World Deaf Football Championships, Ankara – head of OC

2013 Deaflympics, Sofia – Turkish Team

2017 Deaflympics, Samsun – Host of the event

ICSD history:

ICSD EC Board Member (2017 to current)

 

Information about the Executive Board can be found in ICSD bylaw: Bylaw 3 - The Executive Board.