Deaf News from Tokyo 2020

Deaf basketball is celebrating with the Latvian 3 x 3 team who became Olympic champions yesterday! Their star player is Nauris Miezis

He is seen giving thanks in sign language after the medal ceremony

Nauris Miezis , courtesy of

His nickname is ‘Robin’ as he is part of a dynamic duo with Latvian team-mate Karlis Lasmanis ‘Batman’

You can see more about Miezis from his Tokyo 2020 athlete profile

He is also ranked No1 in the world by fiba3x3


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