Copenhagen 1997

Location:Copenhagen, Denmark
Opening Date:13 Jul 1997
Closing Date:26 Jul 1997
Nations:12
Athletes:60
     Men:37
     Women:23

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:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Austria Austria011
Flag: Denmark Denmark516
Flag: Estonia Estonia224
Flag: Finland Finland437
Flag: Hungary Hungary303
Flag: Latvia Latvia549
Flag: Lithuania Lithuania415
Flag: Norway Norway101
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation549
Flag: Sweden Sweden437
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland101
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine347
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