Aspiring journalists got a outstanding alternative to immerse themselves on this planet of Particular Olympics in the course of the World Video games as they participated within the prestigious AIPS Younger Reporters Programme, held in Berlin, Germany, from 17-25 June 2023.
This collaboration marks the fifth profitable partnership between the Worldwide Sports activities Press Affiliation (AIPS) and Particular Olympics, made doable by the beneficiant assist of Lions Golf equipment Worldwide Basis.
The AIPS Younger Reporters Programme was particularly designed to empower these gifted people from throughout the globe, offering them with invaluable coaching from skilled AIPS mentor and journalist Riccardo Romani. All through this system, they honed their expertise in varied areas, together with writing, interviewing, images, video manufacturing, and social media administration.
At World Video games Berlin 2023, the Younger Reporters showcased their creativity by producing an array of fascinating written and visible content material. Their protection spanned a various vary of subjects, encompassing sporting achievements, well being initiatives, cultural occasions, and social engagements that fashioned an integral a part of the World Video games. Among the many highlights had been the International Management Coalition for Inclusion, Wholesome Athletes, and the International Youth Management Summit.
The journalists collaborating within the AIPS Younger Reporters Programme in Berlin for the Particular Olympics World Video games 2023 had been:
- Tereza Šušnjara, Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Daryna Kalinchuk, Ukraine
- Máté Ladjánszki, Hungary
- Ömer Faruk Deliktaş, Turkey
AIPS President Gianni Merlo mentioned: “By way of our essential collaboration with Particular Olympics we’ve continued to unfold the message of how sport is a strong device to vary the world. We’re happy to current this crucial and distinctive alternative to 6 younger reporters, for them to expertise the protection of the Particular Olympics World Video games, perceive higher their social and moral accountability and enhance their journalistic expertise.”
Particular Olympics Europe Eurasia President and Managing Director David Evangelista added: “We’re immensely grateful for the collaborative efforts of AIPS and their Younger Reporters Programme. By way of their outstanding dedication, ardour, creativity and expertise, these Younger Reporters have introduced the inspiring tales of our Particular Olympics athletes to the forefront and have captured the essence and significance of the World Video games Berlin 2023, amplifying the message of inclusion and showcasing the transformative energy of sports activities.”
Lions Golf equipment Worldwide Basis Chairperson Doug Alexander mentioned: “Lions Golf equipment Worldwide Basis is proud to be a International Accomplice for Particular Olympics as a part of our shared and powerful dedication to fostering inclusion by way of service. Throughout communities worldwide, our devoted Lions Golf equipment leaders and volunteers are offering invaluable assist to people with mental disabilities and their households. Our key companies vary from imaginative and prescient care and inclusive sports activities to refugee assist and extra. We commend the good work of the AIPS Younger Reporters and their drive to carry this pressing message of inclusion to the world at a time when it’s wanted most.”
Germany had the respect of internet hosting the Particular Olympics World Video games for the primary time, welcoming 6,500 distinctive athletes representing 176 worldwide delegations who competed throughout 26 sports activities: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, 3×3 Basketball, Seashore Volleyball, Boccia, Bowling, Biking, Equestrian, Discipline Hockey, Soccer, Futsal, Golf, Inventive Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Kayaking, Open Water Swimming, Powerlifting, Curler Skating, Crusing, Swimming, Desk Tennis, Tennis, and Volleyball.