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Editathon hosted by Women in RedEdit

Greetings from WP:WikiProject Women in Red! Starting next month, we’re going to have an editathon for July, August and September for the women of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. WP Paralympic participants are warmly welcomed to join us for the event; additionally if you have relevant lists of red links that we should encourage participants to take up, we’d love to know. Thanks very much! Innisfree987 (talk)

Israli paralympic female competitor Michal Escapa (IPC profile) is also a swimmer?Edit

How many chances are there that another woman named Escapa has always competed in Tokyo 1964 but for Italy and winning two medals in swimming? --Kasper2006 (talk) 10:59, 14 September 2021 (UTC)

It is possible that there are several people with this name. Michal Escapa, who represented Israel, was born in France. Nimrodbr (talk) 11:27, 14 September 2021 (UTC)
Possible, but believe me, very very unlikely. Same sex (could have been a male Escapa and a female Escapa), same edition... --Kasper2006 (talk) 16:12, 14 September 2021 (UTC)
You're right, it's the same one. I found an article in Hebrew that was published before the games that took place in Tel Aviv, which states that she won a medal in swimming in Tokyo. Nimrodbr (talk) 16:25, 14 September 2021 (UTC)

Done  Y I fixed the situation by adding the following section on the following pages and consequently arranging the medal tables.

The wrong reportsEdit

Since at the dawn of the Paralympic Games there was no precision in reporting the results of the competitions, the Israeli athlete Michal Escapa was indicated with the Italian nationality and without prename (and so she is mentioned in the International Paralympic Committee[1] of the Italian Paralympic Committee[2] web sites) for the reports of the Swimming at the 1964 Summer Paralympics where she won two bronze medals, simply reported as Escapa and not as Michal Escapa.[3][4] However, as can be seen from a 1968 Israeli newspaper reporting an interview with the athlete, she was the same athlete who had won medals in swimming and table tennis in Tokyo 1964.[5]

Articles fixedEdit

--Kasper2006 (talk) 05:24, 15 September 2021 (UTC)


  1. ^ "Swimming - Women's 25 m Breaststroke Incomplete class 2". Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Media Guide Tokyo 2020" (PDF). (in Italian). Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Michael Escapa - Profile". Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Escapa - Profile". Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Michal Escapa - Hi whose mistake?". (in Hebrew). 27 September 1968. Retrieved 15 September 2021. ... but at the Tokyo Olympics in 1964, she came to the place of success precisely. And she brought an additional Israeli team trophy as well as two sports for me

Template error (fixed) – GoalballEdit

Can someone have the data accessed by template D3 corrected please, as it presently has the same data as D4? Was correct on 29 Aug 2021. Not sure who can correct. D3 is Game 11, Group D, EGY–TUR F match, D4 is Game 16, Group D, JPN–BRA F match.

Relates to Egypt women's national goalball team. Thank you! Q8682 (talk) 10:33, 27 September 2021 (UTC)

26 August 2021
Egypt   2–12   Turkey Makuhari Messe, Tokyo
Referees: Raquel Gomez Aguado (Spain), Raili Sipura (Finland)
Elgabry 1
Ezzeldin 1
Report Sevd. Altunoluk 8
Sevt. Altunoluk 2
Güler 1
Çelik 1
Japan  4–4  Brazil
Referee: Raquel Aguado Gómez (Spain), Svitlana Moroz (Ukraine)
I fixed the problem. Nimrodbr (talk) 11:25, 27 September 2021 (UTC)
Wow! Fast! Thanks! Q8682 (talk) 11:52, 27 September 2021 (UTC)

Paralympic swimming article is at the wrong titleEdit

I have just reviewed a new biography article where the subject is described as a "gold medalist Paralympic swimmer" only to find out that he had never been to the Paralympic Games but had competed only at national level. Then I followed the link and discovered that the article at Paralympic swimming is actually about para-swimming in general and not, as the title implies, swimming at the Paralympics. This type of confusion between sport for disabled people in general and the actual Paralympic Games is a problem that does real harm to the cause of dignity amd equality for people with disabilities. Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 22:13, 6 October 2021 (UTC)