Copenhagen 1997

Location:Copenhagen, Denmark
Opening Date:13 Jul 1997
Closing Date:26 Jul 1997

The Games were hosted by the Danish Deaf Sports Association (DDI), founded in 1922. It was fitting because the DDI also had 75th anniversary celebration of its existence.

The DDI included two new sports competitions as part of the Summer World Games: Bowling and Orienteering.

Sonja Venhauer of Austria received a Fair Play Award from Widex.

Countries participated:

Flag: Czech Republic Czech Republic505
Flag: France France202
Flag: Germany Germany404
Flag: Italy Italy505
Flag: Moldova Moldova101
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation101
Flag: Slovakia Slovakia101
Flag: Slovenia Slovenia303
Flag: South Africa South Africa202
Flag: Spain Spain505
Flag: United States United States202