Melbourne 2005

Location:Melbourne, Australia
Opening Date:05 Jan 2005
Closing Date:16 Jan 2005
Nations:10
Athletes:29
     Men:29
     Women:0

Melbourne, Australia, the home of major sports events, such as the 1956 Olympics and the annual Australian Open Tennis Championships, was the host of the 20th Summer Deaflympics in January, 2005.

Beach Volleyball is now recognized as a new summer discipline in the Deaflympic sports competition.

Tamara Foronda of United States received a $5000 Fair Play Award from Widex.

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Australia Australia505
Flag: Canada Canada202
Flag: Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei101
Flag: Czech Republic Czech Republic505
Flag: France France303
Flag: Germany Germany101
Flag: Italy Italy505
Flag: Slovakia Slovakia101
Flag: Slovenia Slovenia101
Flag: United States United States505
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