1953 Summer Deaflympics

The 1953 Summer Deaflympics (Dutch: Zomerdeaflympische Zomerspelen 1953; French: 1953 Sourdlympiques d'été;German: Sommer-Deaflympics 1953) officially known as 7th Deaflympics (Dutch: 7e Zomerdeaflympische Spelen; French: 7e Sourdlympiques d'été;German: 7. Sommer Deaflympics) is an international multi-sport event that was held from 15 August 1953 to 19 August 1953. The event was hosted by Brussels, Belgium.[1]

7th Summer Deaflympics
Host cityBrussels,  Belgium
Nations participating16 countries
Athletes participating473 athletes
Events52 (8 disciplines)
Opening ceremony15 August 1953
Closing ceremony19 August 1953
Summer
Winter

The 1953 Summer Deaflympics saw Australia as the second non-European country to enter. The American team in 1935.

The following countries participated in the 1953 Deaflympics:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Games | Deaflympics". www.deaflympics.com. Retrieved 2017-08-31.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Brussels 1953 Countries participated:". Deaflympics.com. International Committee of Sports for the Deaf. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
Preceded by
VI
IX
Copenhagen, Denmark
VII
X
Brussels, Belgium
Succeeded by
VIII
XI
Milan, Italy

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