Rio 2016, Technogym will be the official supplier of Olympic Games


Technogym will be the exclusive supplier of all the centers for the physical training of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, to be held in less than two months. After Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008 and London 2012, the Adriatic company will once again be the focal point for the training of athletes of the upcoming Olympics. A little piece of Italy to export in the world who has confirmed for the sixth time – the fifth in a row if we count only the Summer Games – its technological standards and international innovation regarding wellness. “We are proud to have been selected for the sixth time as official supplier of the Olympic Games. This important award is a victory for the whole Technogym team and is an important reference for the level of innovation and quality of our products, “said Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym.

In the Olympic Village of Barra da Tijuca there will be 1200 Technogym equipment that will supply the 15 specially equipped gyms for 42 different disciplines.

All 12 thousand athletes from 205 countries taking part will have a selection of the best products to integrated digital platform Mywellness cloud, to allow them to be connected to their personal training program directly on tools and on mobile devices. A guide, a team of over 50 professional trainers who will manage the gyms supporting athletes and providing all related services: such as the new Skillmill, designed for Athletic Performance Training, the only product for non-motorized functional training which combines the power training, speed, endurance and agility or Kinesis, Technogym a patented system that allows freedom of 360 ° movement exercises to improve balance, flexibility and posture. But one of the points of greatest strength will be treadmills and stationary bikes equipped with Unity, the last console generation that is very similar to a tablet: Android mounts, has a webcam for video calls and the ability to install apps.

For some athletes will not be nothing new, considering who train every day with Cesena tools, like Rafael Nadal – who has just opened its new tennis academy with Italian machinery – the gold medals at London 2012, Elisa Di Francisca (fencing) and Sanya Richard Ross (400 meters athletics), or the world record holder in the 1500 m freestyle short course, Gregory Paltrinieri. For the company to Alessandri the Olympics participation will be the icing on the cake of a 2016 which brought a lot of satisfaction, especially for the success achieved with the listing on the stock exchange last month.

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