Supermarket chain Woolworths has rekindled its ties with the Australian Olympic Committee and Australian Paralympic Committee by agreeing to partner Australia’s teams for the 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Woolworths will serve as the Official Supermarket and Fresh Food Supporter of the teams, having previously partnered with the AOC and APC for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
AOC chief executive Matt Carroll said: “This is an incredibly valuable partnership for the Australian Olympic Committee as we look forward to Tokyo 2020. Every athlete has a story and making the Australian Olympic team for Tokyo 2020 is an exciting new chapter. Our partnership with Woolworths can bring these stories to life in a way that makes every Australian proud.”
APC chief executive Lynne Anderson added: “In an important era for Paralympic sport, Woolworths has shown great devotion in helping us strengthen the Australian Paralympic movement and provide more opportunities for Australians to engage with our incredible Para-athletes. The potential of our Australian Paralympic team and this partnership to make a positive difference is very exciting.”
Further details on Woolworths partnership of the Australian teams at Tokyo 2020 will be revealed closer to the event.