Helsinki 1961 - IX International Games of the Deaf

Date:

06 Aug 1961 - 10 Aug 1961

Site:

Helsinki, Finland

Athletes from Canada and Turkey participated in the 9th Games for the first time.   The highlighted athletes of the whole Games were two women, gymnast Svetlana Slepneva and sprinter Klavidia Pavlunina.  They won five and three golds in their respective disciplines.