9/27/16

First-Time Paralympic Medalist From Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabibullina, Visits The Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park

Paralympic medalist from Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabibullina, visited the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park on Tuesday, September 13th. The swimmer took a tour of the Galaxy Studio and experienced Samsung’s latest mobile products such as Galaxy S7 / Galaxy S7 edge and Gear VR immersive technologies. The Paralympian also experienced unique, hands-on opportunities including Samsung Mobile Accessibility technology features designed to help those with various disabilities.
 
Following this week’s competition, in which she broke the World Record for her discipline in swimming and earned Kazakhstan’s first-ever medal in the Paralympic Games, Zufiya visited the Samsung Galaxy Studio, which re-opened last week in Olympic Park. The Galaxy Studio was revamped to help all fans embrace the excitement of the Paralympic Games. The Studio includes several accessibility features, ensuring all consumers, athletes and fans are able to take part in a variety of interactive experiences through their Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
 
One of the main attractions that Zufiya experienced first-hand was the Gear VR 4D Experience Zone, where she tried exhilarating Olympic Sports, roller coaster rides and kayaking through water rapids via Samsung Gear VR paired with Galaxy mobile devices.
 
First-Time Paralympic Medalist From Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabibullina, Visits The Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park
First-time Paralympic medalist from Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabidullina, participates in the Galaxy Accessibility Experience Programs at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park after breaking the World Record for S3 100m freestyle swimming at age 50 and earning Kazakhstan’s first-ever Paralympic Games medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Zufiya tested out the Blind Game during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 13th, 2016.
 
First-Time Paralympic Medalist From Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabibullina, Visits The Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park
First-time Paralympic medalist from Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabidullina, experiences the high-speed thrill of a roller coaster through a virtual reality film at the Samsung Galaxy Studio Olympic Park on September 13th, 2016, after breaking the World Record for S3 100m freestyle swimming at age 50 and earning Kazakhstan’s first-ever Paralympic Games medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The film is displayed through the Samsung Galaxy smartphone and Gear VR.
 
First-Time Paralympic Medalist From Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabibullina, Visits The Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park
First-time Paralympic medalist from Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabidullina, is all smiles as she experiences simulated Olympic kayaking through 4D motion virtual reality at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park on September 13th, 2016 after breaking the World Record for S3 100m freestyle swimming at age 50 and earning Kazakhstan’s first-ever Paralympic Games medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The film is displayed through the Samsung Galaxy smartphone and compatible gear.
 
First-Time Paralympic Medalist From Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabibullina, Visits The Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park
First-time Paralympic medalist from Kazakhstan, Zufiya Gabidullina, plays DJ for a day at Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park on September 13th, 2016 after breaking the World Record for S3 100m freestyle swimming at age 50 and earning Kazakhstan’s first-ever Paralympic Games medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
For more information about Samsung’s involvement in the Paralympic Games, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com/Olympics/
 
About Samsung’s Involvement in the Paralympic Games
Samsung is a Worldwide Partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the Wireless Communications Equipment category. Starting with the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, Samsung has supported the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and is proud to be an official partner of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Samsung hosts various Paralympic Games campaigns that aim to enable everyone around the world to participate in the Paralympic movement and to spread the excitement and inspiration of the Games through its wireless communication technologies. Samsung’s commitment as a Worldwide Partner continues through Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018, and Tokyo 2020, and after 2016, will expand its category of sponsorship “Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment,” including smartphones, tablets, laptops, personal computers and other computing equipment, and desktop printers.
 
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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