MIZUNO RENEWS LONG TERM AGREEMENT WITH IOC
Lausanne, 14 May 2001 - The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Juan Antonio Samaranch and the President of the Mizuno Corporation, Masato Mizuno have today signed a long term agreement taking the partnership between the two organisations up to the 2008 Olympic Games.
As official supplier to the IOC, Mizuno will supply uniforms outfitting members and staff of the IOC and of the Olympic Museum, various Commissions including the IOC Medical and Athlete’s Commissions and other supporting technical staff working to help manage part of the Games’ operations.
Mizuno has been a long-term supporter of the Olympic Movement and Official Supplier to the IOC since 1996.
Upholding the IOC’s commitment to environmentalism, Mizuno, wherever possible, will construct the thousands of items using the latest environmental low-impact material, such as organic cotton and polyester from recycled plastic bottles.