Melbourne 2005 - Volleyball

Location:Melbourne, Australia
Opening Date:05 Jan 2005
Closing Date:16 Jan 2005
Nations:11
Athletes:184
     Men:125
     Women:59

Melbourne, Australia, the home of major sports events, such as the 1956 Olympics and the annual Australian Open Tennis Championships, was the host of the 20th Summer Deaflympics in January, 2005.

Beach Volleyball is now recognized as a new summer discipline in the Deaflympic sports competition.

Tamara Foronda of United States received a $5000 Fair Play Award from Widex.

Countries participated:

CountryMenWomenTotal
Flag: Australia Australia12012
Flag: Fiji Fiji13013
Flag: Finland Finland909
Flag: Germany Germany12012
Flag: Iran Iran12012
Flag: Italy Italy121325
Flag: Japan Japan121224
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation111122
Flag: Turkey Turkey12012
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine111122
Flag: United States United States91221
Total12559184