Vietnam Olympics Team heading to London
Herbalife – the Official Nutrition Sponsor of the Vietnam Olympic Team – honorably held a send-off reception to congratulate the Vietnamese Olympians for their tremendous achievements in qualifying to compete with world’s best in their respective sports in the world’s most prestigious sporting event – the Olympic Games. All of them are heading to London at the end of July.
Herbalife, a global nutrition company, has been helping people pursue a healthy and active lifestyle since 1980. With the mission of “Changing people’s lives” by providing the best nutrition products in the world, Herbalife offers a wide range of weight management, nutrition and personal care products worldwide.
In addition, Herbalife proudly sponsors a lot of world-class athletes, teams and events around the world, including FC Barcelona, LA Galaxy, Inter Milan, Valencia, as well as champions in more than 15 other sports. In Vietnam, Herbalife is the first ever nutrition company to sponsor the Vietnam Olympic Team. The sponsorship strengthens Herbalife connection to Vietnam sports, and shows their commitment to excellence in sports as well.
The sponsorship marks the breakthrough the Vietnam sports history in Olympic qualifications - 18 Vietnamese athletes are competing in London. They are proudly representing all the excellent Vietnamese sportsmen in 11 sports: rowing, swimming, taekwondo, judo, weightlifting, shooting, gymnastics, badminton, fencing, track and field, and wrestling.
Mr. Pham Van Tuan, Deputy Director of Vietnam National Administration of Plysical Training and Sports, said: “18 qualified athletes to London are the very first success of the Vietnam Olympics Team. We highly appreciate all sponsorships that contribute to such outstanding success. With the science-based nutrition and professional nutrition advices from Herbalife, Vietnamese Olympians will prove their best at the most prestigious sporting arena.”
Mr. Michael O. Johnson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Herbalife Ltd., sent his message to all Vietnamese Olympians: “The Vietnam Olympic team’s story is one of courage, grit, and commitment to the notion of true sport excellence. We are proud to be there with all of you as you made the best breakthrough in the Vietnam Olympic sports history - 18 of you are on the road to London! On behalf of our Herbalife Independent Distributors and employees around the world, we congratulate you on this impressive feat.”
Mr. William Rahn, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Herbalife also made hist remarks on the achievements: “We, in the Herbalife family are incredibly proud to be associated with such world class athletes and honored to be the very first nutrition company to sponsor the team. The sponsorship is also a significant milestone in our sports sponsorship program globally as this sponsorship of a Country’s national Olympic team is a first for the company.”
“Staying true to the Olympic motto of faster, higher, stronger. We salute all of you, Vietnam Team!” Mr. Bill Rahn wrote.
|Mr. Hoang Vinh Giang, the General Secretary of Vietnam Olympics Committee, Mr. Pham Van Tuan, Deputy Director of Vietnam National Administration of Exercise and Sports and Dr. Thang Nguyen, General Manager of Herbalife Vietnam congratulate the track and field athletes Nguyen Thi Thanh Phuc and Duong Thi Viet Anh |