Rome 2001

Location:Rome, Italy
Opening Date:22 Jul 2001
Closing Date:01 Aug 2001
Nations:16
Athletes:245
     Men:159
     Women:86

With the International Olympic Committee's approval for the word change of "World Games for the Deaf" to "Deaflympics" in May 2001, Rome was the first to host the Summer Games using this new identity.

Kristina Dovydaityte of Lithuania received a $3000 Fair Play Award from Widex.

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Argentina Argentina12012
Flag: Australia Australia12012
Flag: Belarus Belarus01010
Flag: Cyprus Cyprus10010
Flag: Germany Germany121224
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain088
Flag: Greece Greece121224
Flag: Israel Israel10010
Flag: Italy Italy12012
Flag: Japan Japan11011
Flag: Lithuania Lithuania121224
Flag: Poland Poland12012
Flag: Slovenia Slovenia11011
Flag: Sweden Sweden101020
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine111021
Flag: United States United States121224
15986245