Rome 2001

Location:Rome, Italy
Opening Date:22 Jul 2001
Closing Date:01 Aug 2001
Nations:9
Athletes:26
     Men:26
     Women:0

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: Czech Republic Czech Republic505
Flag: France France303
Flag: Germany Germany202
Flag: Italy Italy606
Flag: Korea Korea202
Flag: Moldova Moldova101
Flag: Poland Poland101
Flag: Slovenia Slovenia101
Flag: United States United States505
26026