Tokyo 2020 adds Lixil as latest top-tier partner

The organising committee for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo has named Japanese building materials manufacturer Lixil as its latest gold partner – the highest domestic tier of the body’s sponsorship programme.

The addition of Lixil, which has been attributed the ‘building components & bathroom and kitchen fixtures’ category, brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 partners to 22, including 15 gold partners.

“We look forward to Lixil providing living environments with enhanced comfort to the athletes, officials and all involved in the Tokyo 2020 Games and to people throughout Japan,” Yoshiro Mori, Tokyo 2020 president, said.

Yoshiaki Fujimori, president and chief executive of Lixil Corporation, added: “With our innovation, the technology portfolio we have built up and the spirit of creating products and services that make a real difference to people’s lives, Lixil hopes to contribute to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as a comprehensive living and housing solutions company.”