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Ottobock retains Paralympic partnership

Mobility products and solutions provider Ottobock Healthcare has renewed its association with the Paralympic Games for Rio 2016.

Ottobock has been a partner of the summer and winter Paralympic Games since Seoul 1988 and Rio 2016 will be the 13th edition where it provides technical services.

As the official prosthetic, orthotic and wheelchair technical services provider, Ottobock will provide a world-class team of 90 specialists to support technical operations in the Paralympic Village and at sport and training venues.

More than 15,000 spare parts and 13 tonnes of equipment will be set up in two days for workshops to open on August 28 through until the end of the Games, providing services for 4,350 athletes from more than 160 nations.