ORF entschuldigt sich

Der ORF entschuldigt sich in einer offiziellen Stellungnahme für eine Szene in der Übertragung des Boulder-Semifinals der IFSC Austria Climbing Open.

Die Stellungnahme des ORF im Wortlaut:

The Österreichischer Rundfunk would like to apologise for the incident that occurred during this morning’s live broadcast and stream oft he women’s Boulder semi-final of the IFSC World Cup in Innsbruck, Austria.

We acknowledge that, for a brief moment, we chose to display the sport of climbing in the wrong way. We commit ourselves to keep working for a fair, equal and better representation of women’s sports.

Our apology goes out to Ms. Johanna Färber, the International Federation of Sports Climbing, Austria Climbing, and all those who felt discomfort for our actions.

Michael Kögler, ORF Director