MONDO BECOMES EUROPEAN ATHLETICS GREEN INSPIRATION PARTNER AND OFFICIAL SUPPLIER OF EUROPEAN ATHLETICS INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS GLASGOW 2019
MONDO AND EUROPEAN ATHLETICS ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE SIGNING OF A FOUR-YEAR PARTNERSHIP
European Athletics Green Inspiration brand was created in 2013 to associate initiatives that athletics' major event organisers implement to engage the public in locally focused projects that promote both sustainability and the event. Project examples include protecting the environment, teaching good lifestyle habits, helping others get fit, physical education and promoting awareness about sustainability issues.
European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen said, “We are aware of Mondo’s commitment to sustainability and that it designs products that are safe for athletes and the environment. We all have a responsibility to respect the environment and contribute to society. We aspire to organise sport events with a commitment to sustainability and a valued partner like Mondo will help us in our ambitions.”
Maurizio Stroppiana, MONDO Sport Division Manager, said, “We are proud of having designed and developed track surfaces that not only support athletes’ performances, but can actively contribute to the air quality of the athletic facilities, creating a better space both for training and competing.”
The first event with Mondo as Official Supplier was the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow at the weekend.
More than 600 athletes from the 50 European Athletics Member Federation countries participated inthe three-day event in Glasgow, making it one of the biggest sporting events ever to be held in this city.
The event was held at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena, which boasts a state-of-the-art variable banking hydraulic track installed in 2012 by Mondo.