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Emil Open 2018 date announced!
13.11.2017 20:48 | Emil Open 2018
Emil Open 2018 date announced!
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We are happy to announce to all the Emil Open fans that they can start looking forward to another edition that will begin in 205 days!

 

Video: Last day of Emil Open in video summary
13.06.2017 12:30 | Emil Open 2017
Video: Last day of Emil Open in video summary
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The Saturday´s sunny weather attracted many participants to visit the local zoo and cruise on the Brno dam. Part of the expeditions was attracted by the VIDA park, where almost 170 interactive components of a unique permanent exhibition could be tested on an area of nearly 5000 square meters.

Disabled athletes enjoyed Brno also out of the stadiums
10.06.2017 17:39 | Emil Open 2017
Disabled athletes enjoyed Brno also out of the stadiums
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During the four days of the Emil Open 2017, young disabled people enjoyed the Moravian metropolis not only on sports grounds but also as part of the accompanying program. A special tour of the city, a visit to the Brno Zoo or a steamboat cruise was prepared for those interested.

There would be no Emil Open without partners
10.06.2017 12:09 | Emil Open 2017
There would be no Emil Open without partners
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It would be very hard to organise such a huge event like Emil Open without strong partners. How the city of Brno supports this event and which institutions helped with the organisation of the Games? How difficult is the preparation of the Games? Check out who supported us this year?

Miroslav Lidinský: Golf erases all barriers
10.06.2017 09:14 | Emil Open 2017
Miroslav Lidinský: Golf erases all barriers
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One of the main events of this year´s European Youth Games for the Disabled Emil Open was the golf competition. Despite the fact that it is not very usual event among the disabled, it was one of the highlights of the Games in brno. It attracted many visitors and fans. Both competitions won British player Ashley Harris. 

Emil Open 2017 - Friday, summary od the Day 3
09.06.2017 23:31 | Emil Open 2017
Emil Open 2017 - Friday, summary od the Day 3
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The last competition day brought the final matches and medal ceremonies. The accompanying program showed interesting roping down of the wheelchair brace participants from the Hotel Voroněž, as well as the sitting volleyball and boccia with paragolf.

Representation in U21 minifootball learned from the blind
09.06.2017 17:48 | Emil Open 2017
Representation in U21 minifootball learned from the blind
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Thursday culminated with the training and exhibition match of the Czech U21 minifootball representation together with the blind football players of AVOY Brno. It was also a good invitation for the starting European minifootball championships. The match had a clear scenario – AVOY Brno won 8:0.  

Wheelchair users pulled their comfort zone
09.06.2017 16:44 | Emil Open 2017
Wheelchair users pulled their comfort zone
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The Brno view, the 30m height and a lot of adrenaline. The Emil Open 2017 organisers prepared a non-traditional activity which will stay in the memory of the participants for a very long time.

Universities in Brno support Emil Open 2017
09.06.2017 10:05 | Emil Open 2017
Universities in Brno support Emil Open 2017
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The Moravian metropolis changed this week into the place of the European Youth games for the Disabled Emil Open 2017. It welcomed more than 700 participants from 16 European countries. Also the Brno universities participated in preparation works of the event. They offered the help with the sport facilities and accommodation but also they managed to find volunteers among their students.

Emil Open 2017 – Thursday, Day 2
09.06.2017 00:12 | Emil Open 2017
Emil Open 2017 – Thursday, Day 2
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The second competition day of the European Youth Games for the Disabled Emil Open started in the morning at particular sports areas, where the participants competed in their events. The afternoon program at the Svobody Square was rich again with Jiří ježek, Jiří Suchánek, wheelchair floorball players, blind football players or the U21 minifootball representation.

TOP SPEED with Jirka Jezko attracted hundreds of fans
08.06.2017 18:27 | Emil Open 2017
TOP SPEED with Jirka Jezko attracted hundreds of fans
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On Saturday June 8th, crowds on the Svobody Square welcomed the Paralympic champion and Emil Open 2017 ambassador, Jiri Jezek, who prepared TOP SPEED event for cycling enthusiasts.

Jan Kraus: If you feel depressed, come and see the Games
08.06.2017 10:58 | Emil Open 2017
Jan Kraus: If you feel depressed, come and see the Games
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A popular Jan Kraus Show was held in an unusual way on Wednesday, June 7th on Svoboda Square. Four secret guests were seated into the red sofa – leader from the popular band “The Tap Tap”, Simon Ornest, athlete Katerina Novakova, swimmer Arnost Petracek altogether with the program and music director of Radio Krokodyl, Jiri Wiener.

Vaclav Krasa: Disabled people have the same joy of succes...
08.06.2017 08:13 | Emil Open 2017
Vaclav Krasa: Disabled people have the same joy of success as healthy ones
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Among the guests of the European Youth Games for the Disabled was also the chairman of the National Council of Disabled in Czech Republic, Václav Krása. This event, organized by the Emil Foundation, he considers to be extremely important.

Emil Open 2017 - Wednesday, 1st day
07.06.2017 20:16 | Emil Open 2017
Emil Open 2017 - Wednesday, 1st day
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On Wednesday 7 June, the European Youth Games for the Disabled Emil Open started with the rich accompanying program. The Tap Tap band heated up the fans on Svobody Square and the showman Jan Kraus invited his guests.

European Games are a benefit to Brno, agreed city and cou...
07.06.2017 19:40 | Emil Open 2017
European Games are a benefit to Brno, agreed city and country representatives
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For the sixth time, young disabled athletes will meet in Brno for the European Youth Games for the Disabled, with more than 440 athletes taking part in five sporting events. "It is definitely a benefit for South Moravia that the European Youth Games for the Disabled are held in Brno," said Bohumil Simek, Governor of the South Moravian Region.

 

European Youth Games for the Disabled are ready
07.06.2017 16:31 | Emil Open 2017
European Youth Games for the Disabled are ready
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Brno is becoming the sport center of disabled Youth these days. European Youth Games for the Disabled “Emil Open” are starting on Wednesday. The Moravia metropolis will welcome altogether 714 participants, of which are 449 amaterous and profesional athletes and 265 team members from 16 countries.

By train without barriers to Emil Open
07.06.2017 13:00 | Emil Open 2017
By train without barriers to Emil Open
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To transport more than a thousand of people to such a big even as Emil Open, it is not easy. Lucie Stárková, the transport coordinator of Emil Open 2017 appreciates the cooperation with the Czech Railways and she described in the interview how does such transport of the disabled sportsmen works.

Emil Open is not only about sport
06.06.2017 18:31 | Emil Open 2017
Emil Open is not only about sport
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Emil Open is not only about sport but also about the rich accompanying cultural and sports program. Check out what you can expect on the Svobody Square from Wednesday till Friday.

Table tennis player Půlpán: Third victory?
05.06.2017 22:56 | Emil Open 2017
Table tennis player Půlpán: Third victory?
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Gold medal in the singles and the Two-members Teams at the IWAS U23 World Games for the Disabled  in 2016 - these are the greatest achievements of table tennis player David Půlpán, who will not miss even this year's Emil Open. The native of Třibich in Chrudimsko has to cope with the congenital defect of the right lower limb, it is about 20 centimeters shorter.

Jiri Jezek: Disabled athletes give you energy
02.06.2017 18:53 | Emil Open 2017
Jiri Jezek: Disabled athletes give you energy
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The six time paralympic champion and the world champion in cycling Jiri Jezek plans to end up his racing career in the end of this year. However, even after the long 23 years of his fruitful career, he is still able to enjoy the sport.

Concerts, autograph sessions, and much more
01.06.2017 13:34 | Emil Open 2017
Concerts, autograph sessions, and much more
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It will be a celebration of sports and life, fun and arts. The European Youth Games for the Disabled will not be only about sports but also about the rich accompanying program. From Wednesday 7 June, there will be many events prepared in Brno. Do not miss it!

Video: Check out the sport facilities in Brno
25.05.2017 10:12 | Emil Open 2017
Video: Check out the sport facilities in Brno
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Watch the video and check out the beautiful sport facilities ready to welcome the Emil Open 2017 in Brno. Veronika will show you the stadiums and places where you will fight for the victory in June.

BUT is a proud partner of Emil Open
25.05.2017 09:43 | Emil Open 2017
BUT is a proud partner of Emil Open
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Radana Kolčavová, the press attaché of the Brno University of Technology speaks about the cooperation with Emil Open and about the need of the major sport events for the kids and students.

Ashley Harris: Don't make someone else stop you
20.05.2017 14:21 | Emil Open 2017
Ashley Harris: Don't make someone else stop you
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The 25-year-old disabled British golfer will be one of the major stars at the Emil open 2017. Ashley Harris, 4th in British open, 3rd UK Golf Trust Open thinks  Emil Open is a great place to compete against athletes from other countries.

Athlete Kateřina Nováková will fight for London
14.05.2017 23:02 | Emil Open 2017
Athlete Kateřina Nováková will fight for London
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One of the famous athletes who will start at Emil Open in Brno in June will be the thrower Kateřina Nováková. Last year, she had the unique chance to train with the javelin throw world record holder Jan Železný.

New videos on the way
13.05.2017 22:46 | Emil Open 2017
New videos on the way
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No chance to get bored in Brno! You can find out yourself soon in our new Emil Open 2017 videos.  

One month to the 6th Emil Open - press release
10.05.2017 21:19 | Emil Open 2017
One month to the 6th Emil Open - press release
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Only one month remains to the start of the 6th European Youth Games for the Disabled Emil Open and the preparation goes in full speed.

Less than a month to Emil Open
09.05.2017 22:49 | Emil Open 2017
Less than a month to Emil Open
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It is already less than 30 days until we all meet at the European Youth games for Disabled Emil Open 2017.

TRANSPORT registration OPEN!
02.05.2017 16:17 | Emil Open 2017
TRANSPORT registration OPEN!
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You can enter all details about your team´s transport to and from Emil Open. Deadline is 18.5.2017.

Emil Foundation and Czech Minifootball football Associati...
01.05.2017 12:38 | Emil Open 2017
Emil Foundation and Czech Minifootball football Association have signed Memorandum of Cooperation
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The organisers of the Emil Open and European Minifootball Championship had decided to cooperate and on April 26th signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.