1949 Summer Deaflympics

The 1949 Summer Deaflympics (Danish: 1949 Sommer Deaflympics) officially known as the VI Summer Deaflympic Games, and commonly known as Copenhagen 1949, is an international multi-sport event that was held from 12 to 16 August 1949. This event was hosted in Copenhagen, Denmark.[1]

6th Summer Deaflympics
Host cityCopenhagen,  Denmark
Nations participating14 countries
Athletes participating391 athletes
Events51 (9 disciplines)
Opening ceremony12 August 1949
Closing ceremony16 August 1949
Summer
Winter

This Deaflympics was held after 10 years since the last edition of the Deaflympics(1939) due to World War II.

Basketball and water polo were added as events for the first time in Deaflympics history.

Participating CountriesEdit

The following countries participated in the 1949 Deaflympics:[2]

SportsEdit

Individual sportsEdit

Team sportsEdit

Medal TableEdit

  *   Host nation (Denmark)

1949 Summer Deaflympics medal table
RankNOCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Denmark (DEN)*1191030
2  Finland (FIN)116825
3  Netherlands (NED)75113
4  Sweden (SWE)614626
5  Norway (NOR)53614
6  Great Britain (GBR)5106
7  France (FRA)46414
8  Belgium (BEL)1315
9  Italy (ITA)1135
10   Switzerland (SUI)0134
11  United States (USA)0101
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0022
13  Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
14  Austria (AUT)0000
Totals (14 NOCs)515045146

ResultsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men 100m[3] Roger Cantrelle
  France
Robert Ellsworth Miller
  United States
Aurelio Marcucci
  Italy
Women 100m[4] Eileen Rose Dukes
  Great Britain
Gunnel Sandstrom
  Finland
Ellen Mǿller
  Denmark
Men 200m[5] Roger Cantrelle
  France
Gustaf Sven Lorentz Engstrom
  Sweden
Karl Gustav Astrom
  Sweden
Men 400m[6] Kunto Irri
  Finland
Toivo Tviikael Tarvonen
  Finland
Gustaf Sven Lorentz Engstrom
  Sweden
Men 800m[7] Alfred Karstensen Nielsen
  Denmark
Toivo Tviikael Tarvonen
  Finland
Kristian Mǿller
  Denmark
Men 1500m[8] Knut Olof Arvid Gardell
  Sweden
Arne Lennart Larsson
  Sweden
Alfred Karstensen Nielsen
  Denmark
Men 5000m[9] Olof Johansson
  Sweden
Knut Olof Arvid Gardell
  Sweden
Max Jean David
  France
Men 10000m[10] Max Jean David
  France
Olof Johansson
  Sweden
Väinö Pelli
  Finland
Men 110m Hurdles[11] Pierre Galloy
  France
Borge Nielsen
  Denmark
Marcel Alie
  France
Men 400m Hurdles[12] Veikko Koskinen
  Finland
Pierre Galloy
  France
Bent Pedersen
  Denmark
Men 4x100m Relay[23]   Sweden (SWE)
Karl Gustav Astrom
Bertil Karl Baath
Tage Bernhard Engberg
Gustaf Sven Lorentz Engstrom
  Denmark (DEN)
Volmer Christiansen
Holger Johansson
Aksel Peder Olsen
Freddy Samsǿe
  Yugoslavia (YUG)
Misdrag Milovanov
Milenko Svircevic
Bozidar Tironi
Women 4x100 Relay[24]   Norway (NOR)
Margit Bolstad
Bjørg Braathen
Inger Wilhelmine Ovreeide
Birgit Marie Rafoss
  Sweden (SWE)
Karin Andersson
Sonja Andersson
Tora Linnea Hansen
Rut Henny Wikman[a]
Men 4x400m Relay[25]   Finland (FIN)
Kunto Irri
Veikko Koskinen
Toivo Tviikael Tarvonen
Voitto Wickholm
  Sweden (SWE)
Bertil Karl Baath
Gustaf Sven Lorentz Engstrom
Mauritz Olsson
Gunnar Karl Renner
  Denmark (DEN)
Kristian Mǿller
Alfred Karstensen Nielsen
Aksel Peder Olsen
Børge Anders Rasmussen
Men Olympic Relay[26]   Finland (FIN)
Kunto Irri
Veikko Koskinen
Sulo Valfrid Rannikko
Toivo Tviikael Tarvonen
  Sweden (SWE)
Karl Gustav Astrom
Bertil Karl Baath
Tage Bernhard Engberg
Gustaf Sven Lorentz Engstrom
  Denmark (DEN)
Volmer Christiansen
Kristian Mǿller
Børge Anders Rasmussen
Freddy Samsǿe
Men High Jump[13] Bror-Erik Södergård
  Finland
Endre Grytnes
  Norway
Sulo Valfrid Rannikko
  Finland
Women High Jump[14] Birgit Marie Rafoss
  Norway
Ellen Mǿller
  Denmark
Gunnel Sandstrom
  Finland
Men Pole Vault[15] Tenho Veikko Broman
  Finland
Borge Nielsen
  Denmark
Endre Grytnes
  Norway
Men Long Jump[16] Bror-Erik Södergård
  Finland
Endre Grytnes
  Norway
Knut Smedsgaard
  Norway
Women Long Jump[17] Ellen Mǿller
  Denmark
Gunnel Sandstrom
  Finland
Birgit Marie Rafoss
  Norway
Men Triple Jump[18] Bror-Erik Södergård
  Finland
Karl Gustav Astrom
  Sweden
Evert Aukusti Viitala
  Finland
Men Shot Put[19] Valentin Kaurela
  Finland
Karl Gustav Astrom
  Sweden
Nils Erik Berggren
  Sweden
Women Shot Put[20] Birgit Marie Rafoss
  Norway
Marie Hansen
  Denmark
Gunnel Sandstrom
  Finland
Men Discus Throw[21] Knut Smedsgaard
  Norway
Karl Gustav Astrom
  Sweden
Evert Aukusti Viitala
  Finland
Men Javelin Throw[22] Robert Oman
  Sweden
Lauri Matias Hamalainen
  Finland
Eero Edvard Ojala
  Finland

BasketballEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men Basketball[52]   Belgium (BEL)
Joseph Blum,
Jacques Brosemer,
Jean Crabbé,
Pierre Gosselin,
Jean Hiroux,
Antoine Lichtfous,
Fortune Stradiot,
Victor van Laer
   Switzerland (SUI)
Lucien Aubert,
Otto-Edouard Fricker,
Raymond Genton,
Paul Mollard,
Robert Pilet,
Fernand Rohrer[b]

CyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Road Men Individual Road Race[27] Thomas Norman Clarke
  Great Britain
Pierre Keller
  France
Luigi Bergonzi
  Italy

DivingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men Diving 3m springboard[28] Henning Christensen
  Denmark
Frans Callaerts[c]
  Belgium

FootballEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men Football[53]   Great Britain (GBR)
James Attwood
Raymond Leslie Bolton
John Joseph Cashmore
Walter Chapman
Walter Dennis Drake
Philip French
Harold Higgs
Thomas George (Moules) Kisby
Charles Lowndes
Charles Molloy
James Martin Smith
Peter Henry Stokes
  Belgium (BEL)
Leopold Baiwir
Emile Basselet
Adolf D'hondt
Julien Delamotte
Eugene Fraiture
Marcel Leon Francois
Peetrus Meert
Emile Peers
Robert Quivreux
Gustave Leonard Rysermans
Willy Achille Seeuws
Gerard Sonneville
Harry Trab
Francois Van Der Linden
Edward Jacob Verheezen
Louis Williame
  Italy (ITA)
Dino Amonaci
Ernesto Benvenuto
Livio Cavalli
Ugo Curti
Pietro De Stefani
Silvio Fassi
Italo Gasparini
Enrico Sergio Gasparoni
Battista Lodigiani
Ugo Magnetto
Giuseppe Maina
Mario Mauri
Arturo Mazzola
Luciano Minari
Renato Mirto
Ivano Moroni
Gianni Ornaghi
Gaetano Santolini
Luigi Zanni

ShootingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men shooting army rifle 200m[31] Bruno Mouton
  Finland
Stig Wilhelm Jakobsson
  Sweden
Torsten Forstèn
  Finland
Men shooting army rifle 300m[29] Anders Haukedalen
  Norway
Niilo Mikkola
  Finland
Robert Pilet
  Switzerland
Men Shooting team classification[30]   Finland (FIN)
Torsten Forstèn
Niilo Mikkola
Bruno Mouton
  Norway (NOR)
Anker Carsten Gusfre
Ingvald Fredrik Hagen
Anders Haukedalen
   Switzerland (SUI)
Walter Homberger
Robert Pilet
A. Pittet[d]

List of sportsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Only Norway and Sweden were recorded as competing in this event.
  2. ^ Only Belgium and Switzerland competed in this event.
  3. ^ Only Denmark and the Belgium participated in this event.
  4. ^ The full first name of this participant is not recorded.

ReferencesEdit

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  43. ^ a b "Copenhagen 1949 Results - Swimming 4x50m freestyle relay (Women)". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
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  47. ^ a b "Copenhagen 1949 Results - Tennis singles (Women)". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  48. ^ a b "Copenhagen 1949 Results - Tennis doubles (Men)". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
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  50. ^ a b "Copenhagen 1949 Results - Tennis mixed doubles (Mix)". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  51. ^ a b "Copenhagen 1949 Results - Water Polo (Men)". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
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  53. ^ a b c "Copenhagen 1949 Results - Football (Men)". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
Preceded by
1939
V
Stockholm, Sweden
1949
VI
Copenhagen, Denmark
Succeeded by
1953
VII
Brussels, Belgium