At the FIVB signing, Theofanis Tsiokris, 2nd Executive, Vice President of the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) and Brady Lum, President and COO of Special Olympics, were joined by Olympic champions Tom Hoff of the United States, Vladimir Vanja Grbić of Serbia, Adriana Behar of Brazil, and Aldis Berzins of the US. Berzins, a gold medalist from the 1984 Olympics, now works as a Sports Director for Special Olympics International.
“The FIVB, with our 221 members, is proud to be here,” said Tsiokris. “It is our duty and honor to sign this proclamation… These athletes are all champions and winners. We wish them the best success because [they] deserve it!”