Deaf Japanese athletes to participate in Deaflympic Games in Taiwan

The member list for the delegation to represent Japan at the 21st Deaflympic Games, which will be held on September 5 - 15 in Taiwan, was announced as follows.

officials : 91 (63 men, 28 women)
athletes: 154 (88 men, 66 women)
245 in total

The athletes will compete for the following 12 sports items:

track and field
swimming
table tennis
tennis
badminton
bowling
basketball
volleyball
beach volleyball (*)
soccer (*)
judo (*)
karate (*)

*The sign indicates an item newly recognized officially in this Deaflympic Games.

About 4,000 athletes from 81 countries and regions will compete in 19 items at the Games.

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