Out of 97 countries to compete in Deaflympics 2017, only 5 have more female than male athletes. China, fielding 67 female and 40 male athletes, is the forerunner in this regard.

Only a few days remain until the start of Samsun Deaflympics 2017. In this organisation of 97 countries, the 5 countries separate themselves by having more female athletes than male athletes. China is at the forefront, with 67 of 107 athletes participating in the games being women.

Other countries where female athletes are more than male athletes are Canada, Estonia, Uzbekistan and the Philippines. Canada is participating with 12 men and 15 women, Estonia with 4 men and 7 women, and Uzbekistan with 4 men and 5 women.

Phillippines, who sent only one athlete to Samsun 2017 Deaflympics, have their hopes set on Abrianne Dominique Nuevo, participating in table tennis.

In addition to these countries, Poland and Ireland will have equal number of female and male athletes in the organization.

In Samsun Deaflympics, scheduled to begin on the 18th of July, 1018 of 3105 athletes are women.


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