THE EUROPEAN PARASPORT GAMES
Accessibility & Language during Live Webcast – Malmö Open Studio
The broadcast of Malmö Open 2021 will be held in English, with all verbal parts subtitled.
For visually impaired the most of the show will be accessible since the main parts contain interviews and discussions in verbal form. Unfortunately movies and photos are not verbalized for visual impaired.
The organizer of Malmö Open prioritize accessibility, and to verbalize the show is on the list for future improvement.
During the Webcast (Sat Feb 13th at 13.00 CET) a visual interpretation / verbalization in written form can be found HERE right below.
Visual interpretation / verbalization
of non-verbal parts of the Malmö Open – Digital version
When the jingle melody is played all partner and sponsor logos for the event is in the picture. The logos are;
Folksam, Holmbergs, Intersport, Malmö Stad, Tillsammans För Fler i Rörelse, Jysk, Klimatregelering AB, Lions, Coloplast, Adidas, Peak, Parkering Malmö, Nordströms Assistans, Salto, Scandic.
13.02 (≈ 5 min)
A ”recap” with videos and photos from the sport competitions in Malmö Open 2020 is displayed. The sports are:
Wheelchair Basketball, Goalball, Football, Boccia, Table Tennis, Wheelchair Floorball, Floorball, Para Ice Hockey, Electric Hockey, Swimming, Bowling, Cue Sport.
”Be ready for Malmö Open – The European Parasport Event, February 10-13, 2022”
13.13 (≈ 1 min)
Malmö Open history timeline
1977 – The first Malmö Open was arranged.
1979 – New record with 265 participants
1984 – Biggest parasport event in Sweden
1984 – 868 participants and a lot of new records
1996 – More than 1500 participants in 10 different sports
Foreign news papers publish articles about Malmö Open
2002 – Malmö Open poster
2009 – ”The four guys” showed up for the first time (photo of a poster with four siluetes of sport athletes with disabilities)
2012 – Poster from MO:12 (the four men on a yellow background)
2016 – The 40th anniversary
2018 – Malmö Open goes digital with the new app for iPhone and android.
2021 – The digital edition.
13.22 (≈ 1 min)
Video film showing parasport athletes in their sporting environments;
Runner with one arm shorter than the other, getting ready to start on an outdoor red track and filed stadium.
Swimmer with downs syndrome jumping into the pool.
Smiling woman in wheelchair playing badminton.
13.33 (≈ 1 min)
Video film showing para snow sport. Snowboard, skiing outdoor videos of athletes performing the winter sports.
”For the first time ever, there will be a, snow sports world championships, combining:
Para Nordic skiing, 200 athletes, 20 nations
Para snowboard, 60 athletes, 16 nations
Para alpine skiing, 120 athletes, 25 nations
Lillehammer, Noway, 8-23 January 2022
13.39 (≈ 1 min)
Video film showing winter para snow sport.
World para snow sport championships 2023, Sweden.
Snowy sunny pictures, with parasport athletes.
Welcome to Sweden.
World para snow sport championships 2023.
13.50 (≈ 3 min)
Video film showing City of Malmö.
It’s a calm city. I’m proud to be living here in Malmö. Malmö is the best city. This is my home, that’s just the way it is.
Video footage of skateboarding, turning torso, the sea, the parks, the city life, smiling people.
The Public bath house and spa dates back to 1898 and is open year round.
Malmö saluhall fod market. The local foodies transformed an 18th-century warehouse into this vibrant food paradise. Here you’ll find fresh local products and food from around the world. ”Right now, I’m preparing biang biang noodles. The name comes from the sound that the dough makes when it hits the counter. If you’re a foodie you must come to Malmö. We have a huge variety of foods.
Yalla Trappa – women’s cooperative. ”Pretty much everyone who lives in Malmö knows about Yalla Trappan.” The social enterprise includes a restaurant, catering and sewing services. ”Our goal is to create jobs for women and to get them out of the house.” They collaborate with major Swedish companies like IKEA and H&M. ”We have a great mix of Swedes and immigrants from lots of different countries. There’s lots of joy. There’s action here in Malmö”
Skateboardtjej åker under en tunnel med målad text ”Rosengård, Man kan ta en kille från Rosengård men man kan inte ta Rosengård från en kille”.
Södra Förstadsgatan shopping street. From designer fashion to on-of-a-kind boutiques, Södra Förstadsgatan is Malmö’s shopping hub. It forms parat of a 2 km stretch lined with some of the most popular boutiques, restaurants and cafés.
Malmö has 16 parks within its city centre, offering a wealth of outdoor activities.
Pildammsparken. ”I’ve lived here for about 25 years. The atmosphere is nice and relaxed. It’s a big small town, if you will.” ”I like Malmö because it’s pretty convenient city. You can take your bike and quickly get to wherever you want to go. The sea is ten minutes away, this park Is ten minutes away… And then you can bike to work.
Folkets Park. Folkets park contains plenty of family activities, nightclubs and restaurants.
13.58 (≈ 2 min)
Videos showing para athletes doing adapted training during the pandemic. Male para athlete running on a treadmill. Male para athlete weightlifting. Para ice hockey player doing triaining in a garage. Group of mainly older people doing group exercise in a park.
14.00 (≈ 1 min)
Video film showing athletes playing volleyball. Football, skateboard, floorball.
Moving”. To be active is joy, therefore Svenska Spel is working together with Swedish Sports Federation to encourage physical activity through ”Together to get more people moving. By knowledge and creativity we can inspire more people to become active. Together we can make a huge different. Through sponsor deals and the foundation the sport federations can apply for money to gain physical activities for kids, youth, adults and elderly to get moving. The cooperation already made more than 200.000 people moving! Now we are working even further to get more people active regardless of preconditions and level.
Together to get more people moving. Sport Sweden. Svenska Spel.
14.36 (≈ 1 min)
The parasport trick challenge.
Damir Rimac. Table tennis player doing a hit behind his back.
Peter Rosenmeier. Table tennis player playing a ball around the net (slow motion).
Andrée Hultén. Floorball player doing a beautiful goal running around the goal keeper.
Christian Seidel. Wheelchair basketball player scoring from a long distance.
Fatmir Seremeti. Goalball player kicking a Goalball ball with his feet up in the air, moving 180 degrees, collecting the ball with hands and shooting to the other goal.
Jasta-Japan. Tennis girl shooting a tennis ball in a whole in the net.
15.06 (≈ 1 min)
Video. Are you ready? Video clip of wheelchair basketball match. Malmö Open logo in black and orange. Think big, act bold, get involved. Football and Floorball match played. #Malmop City pictures of Malmö. The medals. MO22- 10-13 February 2022.
FIFH Malmö Parasport since 1956 with co-organizers Parasport Sverige and Malmö Stad.