Melbourne 2005

Location:Melbourne, Australia
Opening Date:05 Jan 2005
Closing Date:16 Jan 2005
Nations:13
Athletes:39
     Men:32
     Women:7

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 Australia404
Flag: Croatia Croatia202
Flag: Cyprus Cyprus202
Flag: Denmark Denmark101
Flag: France France101
Flag: Germany Germany729
Flag: Italy Italy505
Flag: Korea Korea213
Flag: Netherlands Netherlands112
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation112
Flag: Sweden Sweden213
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland404
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine011
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