Brussels 1953

Location:Brussels, Belgium
Opening Date:15 Aug 1953
Closing Date:19 Aug 1953
Nations:16
Athletes:473
     Men:432
     Women:41

Mr. Eugène Rubens-Alcais, the founding President of CISS retired as the President following the 12th Congress here after 29 years.

This was the last time that the Winter and Summer Games coincided in the same year.

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Australia Australia101
Flag: Austria Austria23124
Flag: Belgium Belgium54660
Flag: Denmark Denmark20626
Flag: Finland Finland26127
Flag: France France57360
Flag: Germany Germany511162
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain30333
Flag: Italy Italy47350
Flag: Netherlands Netherlands22426
Flag: Norway Norway9211
Flag: Saar Saar15015
Flag: Sweden Sweden28129
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland10010
Flag: United States United States808
Flag: Yugoslavia Yugoslavia31031
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