Welcome Messages


Dear Participants, Organizers and Guests of the World Deaf Badminton Championships,

On behalf of the International Committee of Sport for the Deaf (ICSD) and myself, I am pleased to welcome all of the participants, organizers and guests to the 2019 World Deaf Badminton Championships in the Taipei City!

The World Deaf Championship is the main start of the season, crossing the finish line after several months of tough work of the athletes, coaches and others having privy to the sport of badminton.

The significant and prestigious competitions will be held in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, a former host of the successful 2009 Summer Deaflympics.

I am also delighted to report that deaf sports is actively growing. The ICSD has been actively at work to promote badminton and other sports around the world. The results of the hard work have demonstrated notable results. Ever-increasing number of countries are bringing their deaf athlete representatives to compete for medals on the world stage. I am assured that with the support of the Government of Taiwan and the Chinese Taipei Deaf Sports Federation, the Badminton Championships will be held at the highest level. I wish all of the participants the best of luck, bright bouts of competition and success at climbing to the top of sport. And may the spectators experience great mood and positive emotions while witnessing the matches!

Sincerely yours,
Rebecca Adam

Chinese Taipei Deaf Sports Federation

Since the great success of the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics also the recent Games as 2015 World Deaf Basketball Championships and 2015 Asia Pacific Deaf Games was operated by Chinese Taipei Deaf Sports Federation (CTDSF), in the fact, Taiwan has already been the center of historic interest among the global deaf community.

As of supports from both Sports Administration, Ministry of Education and Taipei City Government, CTDSF confirms hosting the 2019 World Deaf Badminton Championships. The competition venue remined on the same as the official venue for Badminton of 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics which is satisfied for the international standards with the top-quality sports management and referees.

Additionally, “Top-quality and reasonable price” for accommodation will be carried out as same as the 2009 Taipei Summer Deaflympics, and it shall enrich your experiences in many aspect. I am warmly on behalf of CTDSF to welcome all of you. Please be prepared as early as possible, and we will see you in Taiwan, 2019!

LIN, Chao-Ying
Chinese Taipei Deaf Sports Federation