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Last Updated: Friday, 4 November 2005, 11:25 GMT
Get into deaf sport
Team GB won 16 medals at the 2005 Deaflympics - five gold, five silver and six bronze.

Over 3,500 athletes from 75 countries took part in 15 sports at the 20th Deaflympics.

They were athletics, swimming, cycling, orienteering, football, basketball, badminton, handball, shooting, table tennis, tennis, indoor and beach volleyball, water polo, wrestling and ten-pin bowling.

If you want to get into deaf sport, check out our guide and get in on the action.


UK DEAF SPORT CONTACTS

Athletics

Brian Kokoruwe
DUKA
PO Box 2360
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 7WA
Fax: 01782 561 665


Football

GB Football
Phillip Gardner (director)
13 Broadwater Dale
Letchworth
Herts
SG6 3HQ

Women's Football

Sharon Hirshman (Director)
29 Warminster Rd
Norton Lees
Sheffield
S8 9BJ


Tennis

Lynn Parker (Disabilities Tennis Manager)
British Tennis Foundation
The Queen's Club
West Kensington
London
W14 9EG
Tel: 020 7381 7140
Fax: 020 7381 6507
Minicom: 0207 386 5255


Swimming

Vincent Dickson (Director)
7 Lincoln Terrrace
York Road
Cheam
Surrey
SM2 6HE


Table tennis

Stuart Harrison (UK Deaf Sport Development Manager)
EFDS Manchester Metropolitan University
Hassall Road
Alsager
ST7 2HL
Phone: 0161-247 5629


Basketball and Cycling

Stuart Harrison
Development Manager
UK Deaf Sport
c/o EFDS
Manchester Metropolitan University
Hassall Road
Alsager
ST7 2HL
Tel/Min: 0161 247 5629
Fax: 0161 247 6895


Badminton

Janet Thomson (Director)
9 Foxholme Road
Sutton-on-Hull
East Yorkshire
HU7 4YQ


Netball

Jackie Perkins
Deaf Netball/West Midlands Deaf Netball Secretary
6 Ash Grove
Barwell Rd
Bordesley
Birmingham
B9 4LF
Minicom & Fax: 0121 773 7109


Ten-pin Bowling

Paul Johnson
16 Barleyfields
Witham
Essex
CM8 2FD





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