11 FDFC International Stars at the Deaflympics in Bulgaria
FDFC are proud to boast that 11 of its members are at the 22nd Deaflympics in Bulgaria, with ten representing Great Britain, and one, Ireland. The Deaflympics starts on July 26th, and ends on the 4th August.
Great Britain Ladies kick off their first match against Russia on July 27th, Ireland Men start against Nigeria on July 25th.Premi Pushpalingham, Gemma Sanders, Jessica Pert, Victoria Wenman, Rebecca East O’Keefe, Damaris Cooke, Sarah Page, Mandy Tobin, Pembe Alp and Louise Hogan are all in the Great Britain Womens squad, who are looking to better their bronze medal from the Melbourne 2005 Deaflympics. Great Britain are in the same group as Russia and Germany.Mark Sinclair is the lone FDFC man going to the Deaflympics due to GB Men’s failing to qualify. Mark is representing Ireland, who are in the same group as Russia, Japan & Nigeria. FDFC Mens wish Mark all the very best and will be following him keenly and cheering him on from afar.
Great Britain / Fulham Ladies
Back Row: Premi Pushpalingham, Gemma Sanders, Jessica Pert, Victoria Wenman, Rebecca East O’Keefe, Damaris Cooke.
Front Row: Sarah Page, Mandy Tobin, Pembe Alp, Louise Hogan