EBU Members to Present Protection of 2023 Particular Olympics World Video games


Looking up at a male high jumper in the air jumping over the rod.

Excessive Bounce competitors on the Particular Olympics Germany Nationwide Video games 2022 ©Particular Olympics World Video games Berlin 2023.

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Eurovision Sport has reached an settlement for chosen EBU Members to point out protection of the 2023 Particular Olympics World Video games, to be held in Berlin, Germany from 17 to 25 June, 2023.

Below the phrases of the multilateral settlement with the Particular Olympics World Video games Berlin 2023 Organizing Committee, the Particular Olympics Europe Eurasia group and ESPN (and because of the robust participation and assist of German EBU Members ARD and ZDF), the next Members will present TV and digital protection throughout and after the competitors:

ORF (Austria); RTBF and VRT (Belgium); YLE (Finland); ARD and ZDF (Germany); ERT (Greece); NRK (Norway); TVP (Poland); RTS (Serbia); RTVE (Spain); SVT (Sweden); and TRT (Turkey).

The broadcasters’ provide will vary from reside protection of the opening ceremony on 17 June, to reside, information and clips protection through the competitors, culminating with wrap-up highlights afterwards.

Furthermore, there will likely be some further protection by RAI (Italy) and BBC (UK) by means of particular preparations made between the channels and the Particular Olympics Italy and Particular Olympics UK nationwide our bodies, respectively.

The SOWG, the flagship occasion of the Particular Olympics motion, is the world’s largest inclusive sports activities occasion, measured by the variety of sports activities and athletes concerned. The Video games have grown to be recognised as a global demonstration of inclusion, acceptance and unity.

The aim is to showcase the talents and accomplishments of individuals with mental disabilities on a worldwide stage: by means of media protection of the Video games, the tales and achievements of kids and adults with mental disabilities are made identified to thousands and thousands of individuals worldwide.

The 2023 Particular Olympic World Summer season Video games will welcome about 7,000 athletes from roughly 190 worldwide delegations to compete in 26 sports activities: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Basketball 3×3, Seashore Volleyball, Boccia, Bowling, Biking, Equestrian, Subject Hockey, Soccer, Futsal, Golf, Creative Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Kayaking, Open Water Swimming, Powerlifting, Curler Skating, Crusing, Swimming, Desk Tennis, Tennis and Volleyball.

David Evangelista, Particular Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE) President and Managing Director, stated: “We’re thrilled to announce the partnership between Eurovision Sport, Particular Olympics Europe Eurasia, the Berlin 2023 Organizing Committee and ESPN.

“This collaboration signifies a outstanding milestone in our mission to create a extra inclusive world, because it amplifies the attain and affect of the World Video games throughout the area. By becoming a member of forces with Eurovision Sport, ESPN and Berlin 2023, we’re unlocking the potential to encourage thousands and thousands, championing the talents and desires of our distinctive athletes.

“Collectively, we’ll showcase the transformative energy of sport and drive a robust message of acceptance, unity, and dignity for individuals with mental disabilities. This settlement really embodies the essence of the Particular Olympics mission and imaginative and prescient, igniting a wave of change that may go away a long-lasting legacy of inclusivity within the hearts of individuals not solely within the Europe/Eurasia area however worldwide.”

Glen Killane, Government Director of Eurovision Sport, stated: “Eurovision Sport is delighted to contribute to widening the publicity of this inclusive occasion throughout Europe, because of the assist of EBU Members’ free-to-air protection in a number of the continent’s largest TV markets.

“The EBU and Eurovision Sport are dedicated to utilizing the inclusive energy of sport to assist to succeed in and unify individuals throughout society. Our assist for the 2023 Particular Olympics World Video games is central to our DNA.”


The EBU is now the indeniable dwelling of multisport video games in Europe.

Along with the Particular Olympics World Video games, the EBU’s multisport video games portfolio consists of: the Olympic Video games (2026-2032), in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery;; the European Video games (2023 and 2027); and the Mediterranean Video games (2022/2023).

About Particular Olympics:

Based in 1968, Particular Olympics is a worldwide motion to finish discrimination towards individuals with mental disabilities. We foster acceptance of all individuals by means of the facility of sport and programming in schooling, well being, and management. With greater than six million athletes and Unified Sports activities companions and a million coaches and volunteers in over 200 accredited Packages, Particular Olympics delivers greater than 30 Olympic-type sports activities and over 100,000 video games and competitions yearly. Interact with us on: TwitterFbYouTubeInstagramLinkedInand our weblog on Medium. Be taught extra at www.SpecialOlympics.org.

Particular Olympics World Video games

Particular Olympics World Video games Berlin 2023 are the world’s largest inclusive sports activities occasion. 7,000 athletes with mental disabilities come collectively to compete in 26 sports activities. 9 days of thrilling and provoking competitions, festivities and celebrations by athletes and for athletes. By means of the facility of sport and the feelings of the athletes, Particular Olympics and its packages contribute to positively influencing the on a regular basis lives of individuals with mental disabilities. With the overarching aim of social change, our companions assist promote acceptance and inclusion, guarantee accessibility and healthcare, and form attitudes and mindsets. 


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