The 21st Summer Deaflympics held in Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan, from September 1 to 17, 2009, and the 20th Summer Deaflympics held in Melbourne, Australia from January 5 to 16, 2005 have honored accomplished athletes within the framework of Sakip Sabanci Sports Awards on a one-off basis.
Below is the list of athletes who secured the first place and won the Sakip Sabanci Sports Award in the 21st Summer Deaflympics with athletes from 77 countries competing in 17 sporting disciplines and in the 20th Summer Deaflympics with 3000 athletes from 80 countries:
21st Summer Deaflympics
|Wrestling-Freestyle Male||Seyfettin Karadeniz|
20th Summer Deaflympics