World-Renowned wellness company to outfit athletic venues with state-of-the-art fitness equipment
TORONTO, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Technogym, a world-leading company supplying fitness and wellness products, services and solutions, is the Official Supplier of Fitness Equipment for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, the largest international multi-sport event ever held in Canada.
Technogym will provide equipment that is accessible to Pan and Para-athletes for the fitness centre at the CIBC Athletes' Village and at select training and competition venues. Technogym will also provide kinesiologists that will support athletes at the fitness centre in the Athletes' Village.
The Technogym state of the art designed cardio, strength and functional equipment, features the latest wellness technology. Through the Unity™ open–android platform users can seamlessly manage, measure and aggregate all of the data surrounding training and physical activity inside the gym and out.
"We're thrilled to provide the athletes with access to facilities that allow them to perform at their best, and we're pleased to be partnering with Technogym to offer equipment and services that will help athletes remain healthy and be ready to compete," said Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015).
"Following our long-standing partnership with the Olympic movement, we are proud to be part of the Pan Am Games in Toronto. Technogym is no stranger to supporting world-class athletes, with five Olympic Games under our belt, and the upcoming 2016 Rio Games," said Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder, Technogym. "We are committed to creating exceptional equipment, technology and solutions for professional sporting events."
Founded in 1983, Technogym (www.technogym.com) is the world's leading international supplier of products, services, and solutions in the Wellness and Fitness fields. With over 2,200 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym exports 90 per cent of its product to 100 countries. More than 65,000 Wellness centers and 100,000 private homes are equipped with Technogym. Technogym was the official supplier for the last five editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and will continue this partnership at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Technogym also is a leading sponsor at the next Universal Exposition, Expo 2015 in Milan.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games will take place July 10–26 and the Parapan American Games August 7–15. The TORONTO 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as Lead Partner CIBC and other partners and sponsors.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is tasked with managing and delivering the Games. It is working to bring some of the world's best athletes and artists to the City of Toronto and Greater Golden Horseshoe region, giving Ontarians a unique chance to be part of the action, and making the region a hub for sport.
SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games
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