3. International Silent Games
Despite the deaf competitors from Poland being turned away at the borders at the beginning of Nazi rule, the 3rd International Silent Games experienced record-breaking numbers of participating nations and athletes.
The Games took place a year earlier in 1931 instead of 1932 in order to avoid scheduling conflict with the International Olympic Games.
Location: Nürnberg Germany (GER)
Opening Date: 19 Aug 1931
Closing Date: 23 Aug 1931
First Time Athletes: 220
Returning Athletes: 96