Mizuno has today been named as the ‘Official sport shoe supplier of the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team’. This partnership is a first for the brand in Australia and will see them fit out over 400 athletes and staff with their uniform shoe.
Paralympics Australia Chief Executive, Lynne Anderson said “The partnership with Mizuno is a new and exciting one for us and we’re thrilled to be wearing Mizuno shoes on our journey to Tokyo 2020.
“Mizuno’s range of sporting shoes are well known for providing the best fit and comfort, which will be so important for our Paralympic athletes and staff, whether moving to and from competition or around the Paralympic village.
“As per Mizuno’s slogan, we’re confident our Team will love the unique design of the shoes and will help them ‘reach beyond’ to new heights at the Games next year.”
Mizuno Australia’s Head of Sport Shane Holub has welcomed the new partnership.
“We are honoured and excited to play a part in the Australian Paralympic team’s road to Tokyo in 2020. Mizuno’s new brand slogan; ‘REACH BEYOND’ and our philosophy as a brand to motivate, help and support athletes on a dedicated journey toward their goals, fits perfectly with Paralympics Australia’s pursuit of ‘Sporting Excellence’ for all.”
“With the 2020 Paralympic Games held in our home country of Japan we are incredibly proud to be the Official sport shoe supplier of the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team”.
Mizuno: Was founded in Osaka, Japan in 1906 and has a proud history in providing the highest quality sporting goods. We understand the value and the vital role sport plays in helping people lead prosperous and comfortable lives and this is expressed in our corporate philosophy “Contributing to society through the advancement of sporting goods and the promotion of sports”.
Photo: Mizuno ambassador Jonathan Goerlach