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: Croatia Croatia14014
Flag: Denmark Denmark15015
Flag: Germany Germany15015
Flag: Iceland Iceland14014
Flag: Italy Italy14014
Flag: Norway Norway13013
Flag: United States United States12012