V International Winter Games for the Deaf
When no other country was willing to host the 5th International Winter Silent Games, Sweden offered to host at the last minute. The Congress immediately accepted Sweden’s application. The 5th International Winter Silent Games turned out brilliantly. The well-known ski coach, Bibbo Nordenskiöld acted as Games Secretary General in Åre. Prince Bertil was the Patronage of the Games.
Location: Åre Sweden (SWE)
Opening Date: 12 Mar 1963
Closing Date: 16 Mar 1963