Åre 1963

Location:Åre, Sweden
Opening Date:12 Mar 1963
Closing Date:16 Mar 1963
Nations:9
Athletes:60
     Men:47
     Women:13

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.

 

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Austria Austria415
Flag: Canada Canada101
Flag: Finland Finland437
Flag: Germany Germany6410
Flag: Italy Italy303
Flag: Norway Norway12012
Flag: Poland Poland505
Flag: Sweden Sweden7411
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland516
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