IPC Lands Deal With Asics Until 2020
July 10, 2018
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has named Asics as an official kit supplier until 2020.
Under the terms of the agreement, the Japenese sportswear company will supply apparel and shoes to the IPC, and to the Independent Paralympic Athletes Team, at official events.
From next year, the deal will cover all officials at World Para Swimming, World Para Powerlifting and World Shooting Para Sport at major competitions including the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
IPC President, Andrew Parsons, commented: “This is an agreement that not only benefits the IPC and the summer World Para Sports, but the wider Paralympic Movement. We are particularly delighted at the commitment of Asics to support the Independent Paralympic Athletes team and a number of developing NPCs on the road to Tokyo 2020.”
Asics Chairman and CEO, Motoi Oyama, added: “We are thrilled to be able to support the International Paralympic Committee as an Official Supplier. Paralympians’ courage and determination give dreams and hope to people around the world. In addition to further promoting the Paralympics, we wish to promote awareness towards a better world, as well as the development of social infrastructure, in order to realize a truly inclusive society. Through our efforts with the IPC, we aim to contribute to a healthy and sustainable society.”