Taipei 2009

Location:Taipei, Chinese Taipei
Opening Date:05 Sep 2009
Closing Date:15 Sep 2009
Nations:12
Athletes:30
     Men:25
     Women:5
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 Argentina202
Flag: Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei314
Flag: France France202
Flag: Israel Israel101
Flag: Italy Italy404
Flag: Japan Japan112
Flag: New Zealand New Zealand112
Flag: Portugal Portugal101
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation415
Flag: Sweden Sweden101
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine112
Flag: Venezuela Venezuela404
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