TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES have chosen TECHNOGYM as the Official and Exclusive supplier of fitness equipment and digital technologies for the athletes’ preparation. Technogym is internationally recognized for setting the standard in athletic training, rehabilitation and wellness; Tokyo 2020 represents their 8th Olympic experience following Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016 and Pyeongchang 2018.
In Tokyo, Technogym will equip 25 training centers for athletes to train prior to and during the Olympic Games. A total of 1,500 pieces of equipment will be made available to the 15,000 Olympic and Paralympic athletes visiting from over 200 different countries and performing in 33 different disciplines. Moreover, Technogym will also offer an expert team of trainers to assist athletes on other related services (gym layout, installation and technicalities).
The Olympic Village, located in the Harumi waterfront district of Tokyo, will serve as the main training center and will include Technogym’s portfolio of products that can be utilized to help prepare athletes excel in their different disciplines. They include but are not limited to: SKILL LINE, the product range specifically designed for sport performance training; SKILLRUN, the state-of-the-art treadmill; SKILLROW, the professional rower; SKILLMILL, the functional non-motorized curved treadmill to train speed and power at the same time; and SKILLBIKE, the first indoor bike with real gear that allows athletes to train strength and endurance while maximizing efficiency. The Olympic Village will also feature complete strength training including PURE, the plate loaded strength station that combines safety and performance as well as KINESIS, Technogym’s unique patented concept for 360° movement that simultaneously trains strength, balance and flexibility.
Technogym’s partners include European football clubs such as Juventus, Milan, Inter, the Ferrari and McLaren teams in Formula 1, and the renowned PGA Golf Tour. Accoladed sports veterans like Rafael Nadal choose Technogym to prepare for the Games in Tokyo.
Worldwide, many promising young athletes are training for the Olympics at hundreds of sports centers with Technogym products and digital solutions. They include: Oliver Zeidler, rower from Germany; Vincent Luis, triathlete from France; sprint runner Marlou van Rhijn; track and field athlete Dafne Schippers; the judokas Juul Franssen andNoël van ‘t End from Holland; Morgan Lake, heptathlete from team GB; and rower Sid Ali Boudina from Algeria. Tennis player Kei Nishikori will compete on their home turf, ready to defend the honor of the land of the Rising Sun in front of their compatriots. From the US sits Ben Kanute, a triathlete from Illinois who is filing the final details of a perfect preparation. In Italy, five young athletes are completing their approach to Tokyo: Leonardo Fioravanti will inaugurate the new Olympic sport of surfing; Letizia Paternoster and Elia Viviani for cycling; tennis champion Jannik Sinner; and Yeman Crippa will be tasked with writing new pages in the history of the middle distance.