Taipei 2009 - Orienteering

Location:Taipei, Chinese Taipei
Opening Date:05 Sep 2009
Closing Date:15 Sep 2009
Official Games Site

Taipei, the biggest city of Taiwan, has been selected to be the host of the 21st Summer Deaflympics. In the meanwhile, this is the milestone that the first Summer Deaflympics to be held in Asia. For this breaking point, Taipei City Government reconstructs the forty-year-old stadium and other venues to make their best effort to fit the standards.

Judo, Karate, and Taekwondo have been added in the Deaflympic sports competition program.

Gabor Mathe of Hungary received a $5000 Fair Play Award from Widex.

Countries participated:

Flag: Australia Australia101
Flag: Austria Austria101
Flag: Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei516
Flag: Denmark Denmark303
Flag: Estonia Estonia134
Flag: Finland Finland101
Flag: Hungary Hungary112
Flag: Israel Israel101
Flag: Italy Italy101
Flag: Lithuania Lithuania336
Flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation448
Flag: Switzerland Switzerland303
Flag: Ukraine Ukraine549
Flag: United States United States123