Köln 1981

Location:Köln, Germany
Opening Date:23 Jul 1981
Closing Date:01 Aug 1981
Nations:7
Athletes:102
     Men:102
     Women:0

At the Congress, it was the first time that a woman, Mrs. Maria de Bendeguz of Venezuela was elected to the Executive Committee. CISS is the first international sports organization to have a woman elected in a highest committee.

A historical milestone took place here between International Olympic Committee and CISS. IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch was the first IOC president to attend the World Deaf Games.

Doping tests were introduced at the Games.

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Denmark Denmark16016
Flag: Italy Italy15015
Flag: Norway Norway13013
Flag: Sweden Sweden16016
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland12012
Flag: West Germany West Germany16016
Flag: Yugoslavia Yugoslavia14014
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