Deaflympics Coverage on BSL Zone

29th Jul 2013

The Deaflympics logo and a woman preparing for a running race


The BSL Zone, available on the Community Channel (channel 539) is covering the Deaflymics 2013. Produced by Remark Media, this coverage will also be available on the BSL Zone website here. There will be one profile of a British competitor each day along with a daily update from the games.

You'll be able to find out all about the athletes' respective sports, their preparation and training, and their hopes and dreams for the games, which are being held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Sofia 2013 Deaflympics will be the 22nd edition of the games. More than 3,000 Deaf athletes are expected from more than 90 countries, competing in 18 sports.
There will also be two programmes showing what happened in each week of the games, which will be shown at the following times on the Community Channel (Sky channel 539):
Week 1 highlights:
Tuesday 6 August, 2:00pm
Thursday 8 August, 7:30pm
Saturday 10 August, 7,30am
Week 2 highlights:
Tuesday 13 August, 2:00pm
Thursday 15 August, 7:30pm
Saturday 17 August, 7,30am
Tune in to find out who won gold, silver or bronze!