Berchtesgaden 1967

Location:Berchtesgaden, Germany
Opening Date:20 Feb 1967
Closing Date:25 Feb 1967

Berchtesgaden is a town in the German Bavarian Alps. Although Berchtesgaden's ski slopes are not among the largest in the Alps, they can easily accommodate everyone; from beginners to very competitive skiers and boarders.

At the 19th Congress, Mr. Antoine Dresse decided not to run for re-election after 43 years of general secretary duties. Mr. Osvald Dahlgren (Sweden) was selected to succeed him. The Congress also agreed to change the name to World Games of the Deaf to recognize its worldwide nature.

Countries participated:

Flag: Austria Austria617
Flag: Canada Canada101
Flag: Finland Finland336
Flag: France France516
Flag: Germany Germany10313
Flag: Italy Italy303
Flag: Japan Japan202
Flag: Norway Norway909
Flag: Sweden Sweden606
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland437
Flag: United States United States9211
Flag: Yugoslavia Yugoslavia606