1997 Summer Deaflympics

The 1997 Summer Deaflympics (Danish: 1997 Sommer Deaflympics), officially known as the 18th Summer Deaflympics (Danish: 18. Sommer Deaflympics), was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from 13 July to 26 July 1997 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

18th Summer Deaflympics
Host cityCopenhagen,  Denmark
Nations participating65 countries
Athletes participating2,028 athletes
Events140 (16 disciplines)
Opening ceremony13 July 1997
Closing ceremony26 July 1997
Officially opened byJohn M. Lovett, CISS President
Main venueParken Sport & Entertainment
Summer
Winter

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Preceded by
1993
XVII
Sofia, Bulgaria
1997
XVIII
Copenhagen, Denmark
Succeeded by
2001
XIX
Rome, Italy