Rio 2016 Olympic Games have chosen Technogym as Official and Exclusive fitness equipment supplier. For Technogym, internationally recognised for setting the standard in athletic training, rehabilitation and wellness, Rio 2016 represents the sixth Olympic experience after Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008 and London 2012.
In Rio, Technogym will equip 15 centers for the athletes to train prior to and during the Olympic Games. The main training centre (approximately 2000 square metres) located at the Olympic Village in Barra da Tijuca, will be open to all athletes taking part to the Games and will be equipped with a wide range of products in order to cover the athletic preparation needs of every sport discipline.
The other 14 training centres will be located at additional competition venues and specifically designed for the athletic preparation needs of the different disciplines. A total number of around 1200 pieces of equipment will be made available to the 10.500 athletes, coming from 205 different countries and performing in 42 different disciplines. Moreover, Technogym will provide a team of 50 professional athletic trainers to support the athletes as well as all related services (gym layout, installation and technical service).
Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym said:
“We are very proud of being chosen for the 6th time as the official supplier of the Olympic Games. This important achievement represents a victory for the whole Technogym team and a strong reference on our products innovation and quality standards”adding “Rio 2016 will also represent a unique social opportunity to promote wellness in Brazil and in the whole Latin America and to get increasing number of people interested in regular physical exercise”.