IOA signs Li-Ning as its apparel partner till Tokyo Olympic Games

As part of the partnership, Li-Ning will provide the athletes and officials with competition and training apparel, leisure wear and footwear for the three Games.

IOA president Narinder Batra said: “We are pleased to announce Li-Ning as the official sports apparel partner of the Indian contingent, until 2020 Olympic Games.”   -  Sushil Kumar Verma

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has signed Li-Ning as the official sports apparel partner till Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The deal will also include the Asian Games and the Youth Olympics in 2018.

As part of the partnership, Li-Ning will provide the athletes and officials with competition and training apparel, leisure wear and footwear for the three Games.

‘’This partnership represents the rising stature of Indian sports. At this crucial juncture, to find a like-minded partner like Li-Ning gives us and our athletes a great boost’’, said the president of the IOA, Narinder Batra, in a release issued, here, on Tuesday.

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‘’Our partnership began with Rio Olympics and this time we are delighted to have them on board long term till 2020’’, said the IOA secretary general, Rajeev Mehta.

‘’Like we provided the comfort wear apparels and footwear to Indian athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics, we are fully committed at providing the best quality and on-field comfort clothes to Indian athletes during these mega-events’’, said the Managing Director of Li-Ning Sunlight Sports.