Taipei 2009

Location:Taipei, Chinese Taipei
Opening Date:05 Sep 2009
Closing Date:15 Sep 2009
Nations:16
Athletes:424
     Men:297
     Women:127
Official Games Site

Taipei, the biggest city of Taiwan, has been selected to be the host of the 21st Summer Deaflympics. In the meanwhile, this is the milestone that the first Summer Deaflympics to be held in Asia. For this breaking point, Taipei City Government reconstructs the forty-year-old stadium and other venues to make their best effort to fit the standards.

Judo, Karate, and Taekwondo have been added in the Deaflympic sports competition program.

Gabor Mathe of Hungary received a $5000 Fair Play Award from Widex.

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Argentina Argentina18018
Flag: Denmark Denmark221739
Flag: France France20020
Flag: Germany Germany211839
Flag: Great Britain Great Britain202141
Flag: Iran Iran22022
Flag: Ireland Ireland22022
Flag: Japan Japan231841
Flag: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan13013
Flag: Korea Korea22022
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation201939
Flag: South Africa South Africa18018
Flag: Spain Spain17017
Flag: Thailand Thailand01818
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine20020
Flag: United States United States191635
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