Football Tournaments of the Summer Deaflympics


The first games were held in Paris in 1924 and were organized by Monsieur Eugène Rubens-Alcais, president of the French Deaf Sports Federation.
The games were known as the International Silent Games or World Games for the Deaf. They are ruled by Le Comité International des Sports des Sourds (The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf), ICSD or CISS. The Deaflympics are sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, IOC.

Men

Medal Winners

Year Venue Gold Silver Bronze 1924 Paris (FRA) France Great Britain Belgium 1928 Amsterdam (NED) Great Britain Czechoslovakia Netherlands 1931 Nürnberg (GER) Germany Austria Czechoslovakia 1935 London (GBR) Great Britain Belgium France 1939 Stockholm (SWE) Great Britain Sweden Belgium 1949 København (DEN) Great Britain Belgium Italy 1953 Bruxelles/Brussel (BEL) Yugoslavia Italy Belgium 1957 Milano (ITA) Yugoslavia Italy Belgium 1961 Helsinki (FIN) Yugoslavia Belgium Czechoslovakia 1965 Washington, D.C. (USA) Yugoslavia Great Britain Germany 1969 Beograd (YUG) Yugoslavia Soviet Union Hungary 1973 Malmö (SWE) Soviet Union Sweden Yugoslavia 1977 București (ROU) Romania Bulgaria Soviet Union 1981 Köln (GER) Soviet Union Hungary Great Britain 1985 Los Angeles (USA) Italy Great Britain West Germany 1989 Christchurch (NZL) Great Britain Ireland Netherlands 1993 Sofiya (BUL) Greece Czechoslovakia Belgium 1997 København (DEN) Turkey France Denmark 2001 Roma (ITA) Italy Germany Ireland 2005 Melbourne (AUS) Great Britain Iran Germany 2009 Táiběi Shì (TPE) Ukraine Russia Germany 2013 Sofia (BUL) Russia Ukraine Germany

Medals Classification

Gold Silver Bronze Total 1. Great Britain 6 3 1 10 2. Yugoslavia 5 1 6 3. Soviet Union 3 2 1 6 4. Italy 2 2 1 5 5. Germany 1 1 5 7 6. France 1 1 1 3 7. Ukraine 1 1 2 8. Greece 1 1 Romania 1 1 Turkey 1 1 11. Belgium 3 5 8 12. Czech Republic 2 2 4 13. Sweden 2 2 14. Hungary 1 1 2 Ireland 1 1 2 16. Austria 1 1 Bulgaria 1 1 Iran 1 1 19. Netherlands 2 2 20. Denmark 1 1


Women

Medal Winners

Year Venue Gold Silver Bronze 2005 Melbourne (AUS) United States Russia Great Britain 2009 Táiběi Shì (TPE) United States Germany Russia 2013 Sofia (BUL) United States Russia Great Britain

Medals Classification

Gold Silver Bronze Total 1. United States 3 3 2. Russia 2 1 3 3. Germany 1 1 4. Great Britain 2 2

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Sources: [CIHF-], International Committee of Sport for the Deaf

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Author: Osvaldo José Gorgazzi
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014

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