2001 Summer Deaflympics

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19th Summer Deaflympics
Host city Rome,  Italy
Nations participating 90 countries
Athletes participating 2,290 athletes
Events 134(28 disciplines)
Opening ceremony July 16
Closing ceremony August 1
Officially opened by Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Torch Lighter Stefania Belmondo
Main venue Stadio Olimpico

The 2001 Summer Deaflympics, officially known as the 19th Summer Deaflympics, is an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 16 to August 1, 2001 in Rome, Italy.