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Rio 2016 offers audiodescription to VI fans

Date: September 13, 2016

Category: Football

Audio Description Live in venues at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

Spectators ar Rio venues at the 2016 Paralympic Games can listen to radio/audio live descriptions of the events by tuning in to specified FM Radio stations on their Radio or phone.


Information is available at the information desks at each venue. Descriptions quickly alternate between English and Portuguese on each station.


IBSA compliments the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for making this service available. The commentaries are well presented and provide additional useful information to both sighted and visually impaired listeners.


If there is a chance that this excellent service will be broadcast more widely we will certainly let you know.

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