Technogym wins the XV Rio 2007 Pan-American Games
The Company has been chosen as the Exclusive Supplier of Products and Services for training Athletes.
Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+.
Technogym, has been appointed as Fitness Equipment Exclusive Official Supplier to the Rio de Janeiro Pan-American games which will be held between July 13th and 29th.
The Italian company, a world leader in the industry, was chosen ahead of many American competitors and local producers, thanks to the innovative technology and the quality of its wide range of product and services as well as for the experience accumulated in the 3 previous Olympic Games and for the recent appointment to Beijing 2008.
After Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Doha 2006 and, before Beijing 2008, TechnogymÂ® confirms itself again as the reference Company for athletic preparation and rehabilitation of the champions. Technogym technologies ensures the best performances to athletes and their trainers from each point of view.
In Rio, TechnogymÂ® will set up training facilities including approximately 100 pieces of equipment for both cardiovascular and strength training, including the innovative Kinesis and Cardio Wave plus 2000 kilos in discs and dumbbells. Almost 6,000 athletes are expected to attend the event, representing 42 nations and competing in 28 sport disciplines.
The Pan-American games will be, once again, an important occasion for TechnogymÂ® to promote the Wellness lifestyle and attract more people to regular physical activity.
Technogym is a leading provider of premium fitness equipment in Europe, Asia and South America, and among the top 3 in the world. Technogym has over 1,400 employees, 450 outside of Italy, 12 branches in Europe, U.S., Asia and South America, and exports 85% of its production to 100 countries. In the commercial sector, more than 50,000 training facilities are equipped with Technogym including Wellness Clubs, Rehab Centers, Hotels, Corporate offices, Military bases, schools, and Community Centers. In the consumer sector around 20,000 private customers train with Technogym equipment at home.
Technogym is currently working alongside the Ferrari, Alinghi and Luna Rossa Teams in the prestigious America’s Cup yachting challenge, supplying the world’s biggest football clubs including Milan, Inter, Juventus, Barcelona, Ajax, Liverpool and Chelsea in Europe, Fluminense and Botafogo in Brazil and was recently involved in the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.