Tokyo 2020 signs pharmaceuticals partner

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical has signed up as an official partner of the 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan.

The company has been assigned the ‘external pain relief products’ sponsorship category.

The official partner designation represents the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 sponsorship programme. Hisamitsu’s deal brings the total number of domestic partners to 48, including 15 gold partners, 30 official partners and three official supporters.

As an official partner of the Games, Hisamitsu will be granted the use of Tokyo 2020’s Olympic and Paralympic designations and imagery, including emblems, mascots and slogans.

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said: “Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical’s external pain relief products and other goods have been helping ensure healthy and comfortable lifestyles in Japan for many decades. The company is additionally a firm supporter of Tokyo 2020 athletes and stakeholders, and I am confident that they will continue their support and contribute further towards the Olympic and Paralympic Movements.”