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Outline and Plan of the Games

The Outline of the Games

Name of the Games

【Official Name】
Japanese: 第25回夏季デフリンピック競技大会 東京2025
English: 25th Summer Deaflympics Tokyo 2025

Japanese: 東京2025デフリンピック

Games Period to (12 days)
Participating countries/regions Approximately 70 to 80 countries and regions
Number of Participants Delegations from various countries: Approx. 6,000 people
(Approx. 3,000 athletes and approx. 3,000 ICSD officials, SDs, referees, and staff)
Number of sports

21 sports
(Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Cycling Road, Mountain Bike, Football, Golf, Handball, Judo, Karate, Orienteering, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling Freestyle, Wrestling Greco-Roman)

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Vision for the Games

  1. 1Connect people and society through the brilliance and values of deaf sports
  2. 2Bridge the TOKYO 2025 DEAFLYMPICS to the world and the future
  3. 3Realise an inclusive society where "everyone can make the most of their individuality and exert their abilities"

The Plan of the Games

Outline of The 25th Summer Deaflympics Tokyo 2025 (22 Aug 2023)

The Summer Deaflympics Games to be held in Tokyo in 2025 will be the first in Japan, and will also mark the 100th anniversary of the first Deaflympics held in Paris in 1924. Prior to the Games Foundation Plan, which will be formulated in the future as an overall plan for the Games, we formulated an overview that mainly summarizes basic information about the Games.

The Games Foundation Plan of the 25th Summer Deaflympics Tokyo 2025 (22 Nov 2023)

The Games Foundation Plan has been formulated by the Japanese Federation of the Deaf, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and Tokyo Sport Benefits Corporation.
In addition to the vision for the Games, which was published in August 2023, it describes the work for supporting the Games, including the operation of events and venues, as well as the preparations required for holding the Games and our thinking behind the level of service that will be provided.