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.
|Host city||Brussels, Belgium|
|Nations participating||16 countries|
|Athletes participating||473 athletes|
|Events||52 (8 disciplines)|
|Opening ceremony||15 August 1953|
|Closing ceremony||19 August 1953|
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: