Glasgow 2014 today (Friday 16 May) announced that Technogym is the Official Provider of Fitness Equipment for the Commonwealth Games.
Technogym equipment will be available for use at the Fitness Centres within the Athletes' Village which will be home to 6,500 athletes and team officials from the 71 competing nations and territories at Games Time.
As an Official Provider to the Games, Technogym will work with Glasgow Life to install Technogym’s fitness equipment in the Fitness Centres in the Village, providing all athletes with accessible, versatile training tools that adapt to the needs of every sport.
This announcement follows Technogym’s successful stint as an official supplier to five editions of the Olympic Games, including Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008 and most recently London 2012.
Headquartered in Cesena, Italy, Technogym’s UK office and showroom is located in Bracknell, Berkshire. Its equipment and technology solutions have won numerous awards, and are used by elite sporting teams, venues and organisations including St George’s Park, the home of the England football teams, and the McLaren Technology Centre, home of the F1 team.
David Grevemberg, Glasgow 2014 Chief Executive, said:
“It is vital for our competing athletes to have access to the highest quality training equipment within the Fitness Centres at the Village.
“We are delighted to have the experience of Technogym as part of the set-up to galvanise and support the participating teams as they aspire to new achievements this year.
Technogym’s founder and President Nerio Alessandri said:
“At Technogym we have a 30-year heritage of research and innovation in order to provide unparalleled equipment and technology to the world’s elite athletes. Our expertise and experience makes us the ideal providers to help the Commonwealth Games offer the best facilities for its participating countries and athletes.
“We will bring to Glasgow our knowledge of what it takes to make a large-scale global sporting event a success, and of how to create a lasting legacy of sport and fitness within the city and country. We are pleased and proud to be a part of the Games and look forward to helping to bring the city alive with another summer of sport in 2014.”