Olympic Day was established in 1948 and is celebrated to promote participation in sport regardless of age, gender or athletic ability, as well as being an opportunity to celebrate the Olympic values around the world.
Every year athletes from all over the World commemorate the day when the International Olympic Committee was founded and the modern Olympic Games were born.
On 23 June 2020, IOC organizes the world’s biggest online Olympic workout to promote participation in sport across the globe and empathize the Olympic spirit. IOC’s Social channels will stream a 24-hours of digital workout with the commitment 23 different Olympic athletes. Technogym is proud to share the global initiative and promote the same message.From Sydney 2000 to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games and next Tokyo 2020, Technogym has been proud to have been repeatedly chosen as the Official Supplier to each of The Games. This close relationship, spanning almost two decades, is the result of closely matching values. In fact, the Olympic Games are not only the largest sporting events in the world, but also a celebration of sport that promotes the culture of mental and physical wellness on a global scale.And also in this challenging times it will be fantastic to join the movement together and spread the message.
So #StayHealthy, #StayStrong and #StayActive and discover how to participate and get involved in the biggest Olympic digital workout, and see who else will join the campaign following on Technogym’s IG.Our Wellness Ambassadors who supported the initiative of the Olympic Committee:
- Elia Viviani, Italian road cyclist and pistard, gold medallist at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.
- Letizia Paternoster, road and track Italian cyclist, 5 times junior world champions on track.
- Morgan Lake, Team GB high jump specialist, is training for the next races with the best of Technogym equipment.
- Niamh Emerson, English heptathlete and Under 20 specialty champion.
- Reece Prescod, British sprinter, silver medalist of the 100 meters at the Europeans in Berlin 2018.
- Juul Franssen, Dutch judoka, European and World judo champion.
- Noël van ‘t End, Dutch athlete, European and World Judo champion in the 90 kg category.
- Marlou van Rhijn, Dutch sprint runner, 3 times Paralympic gold medallist and world record owner.
- Dafne Schippers, two-time Dutch gold medallist at the World Championships in the 200 m (2015 and 2017) and European record owner.