Motivating visit to the Topos in their preparation for the Deaf Olympics

Campazzo, Hernández, Martínez and Suárez surprised with their passage through training. The Ariel Britos team concentrates on the Cenard and practices in Works and City. The list, with a renowned call.

A luxurious visit, highly motivating, received the Argentina National Basketball Team for the Deaf on its third day of training in this preparation, thinking about the Deaf Games in Brazil next year. Sergio Hernández, Gregorio Martínez, Facundo Campazzo and Camila Suárez made a getaway while they did the Meet & Greet with sponsors and went through the practice of the Topos. A moment that surprised many and that left joys, smiles and photos everywhere. A gesture of the most recognized protagonists and, at the same time, one more way to unite Argentine basketball and to make all the selected players visible.

Those led by Ariel Britos returned to training for the first time since this pandemic broke out, with a concentration that runs from last Saturday (28) to September 4, seeking to make up for lost time and get fully into the world event that It will be held in Caxias do Sul (Brazil). The national delegation, which includes the 12 players selected by the coach for this tournament, six people from the coaching staff and two leaders of the Argentine Silent Basketball Federation (FABS), concentrates on the Cenard and trains both in the Works stadiums. as in the City Club.

Among those summoned, the name of Rodrigo Gerhardt shines, the 25-year-old power forward who lost total hearing in one of his ears after the operation he underwent in April 2020 to remove a tumor he had in the area. The Bahian, who has already represented his country in the 2014 FIBA ​​Americas U18, the 2015 U19 World Cup and the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, will have the opportunity to wear the colors of his country again, this time together with Selection for the Deaf.

Los Topos return to the sports mecca after four years. But they also meet each other again for the first time since the pandemic began since their last concentration was in Villa Carlos Paz in 2020. Since then, the work they carried out was through a virtual platform and for this reason this return to presence has a special taste. The squad will follow a specific routine to follow these days, part of the double shift days with training in the morning, gym in the afternoon and another second shift on the court to end the day. The goal is clear: prepare for the 2022 Deaf Olympics and try to go for a podium.

List of called: Joaquín Reyna, Joaquín Faber, Benjamín Lombardo, Juan Aude, Marcos Raffin, Santiago Carmagnac, Carlos Valdovinos, León de Bernardi, Andrés Montero, Nicolás Montero, Diego Galanti and Rodrigo Gerhardt.




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