Technogym Gets Athletes Ready for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games
World-renowned wellness company to outfit athletic venues with state-of-the-art fitness equipment
TORONTO April 15, 2015 — Technogym, a world-leading supplier of 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 the equipment for the fitness centre at the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am 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.
Athletes will have access to an array of Technogym’s state-of-the-art cardio, strength and functional equipment that will feature the latest wellness technology, UNITY consoles and an open-Android platform. This equipment will provide athletes with the tools to manage, measure and aggregate data about their training and physical activity both 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).
“We are proud to be part of the Games. Technogym is no stranger to supporting world-class athletes. With five Olympic Games under our belt and the upcoming Rio 2016 Games, we are committed to creating exceptional equipment, technology and fitness solutions for professional sporting events,” said Nerio Alessandri, president and founder, Technogym.
Founded in 1983, Technogym (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 products to 100 countries. More than 65,000 wellness centres and 100,000 private homes are equipped with Technogym equipment. Technogym was an Official Supplier for five Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and will continue this partnership at the Rio 2016. Technogym is also a leading sponsor of Expo Milano 2015.
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 Toronto and the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, giving Ontarians a unique chance to be part of the action, and making the region a hub for sport.
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Director, media relations and chief spokesperson, TO2015