POSTED: Friday June 19th 2009


Technogym will be sponsoring the fitness equipment for a 1000-sqm gym during the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) from 14 to 26 August 2010

Singapore, 16 June 2009 - As Singapore 2010’s Official Fitness Equipment
Sponsor, Technogym will provide fitness equipment for cardiovascular, strength,
weight and weight resistance training at the Youth Olympic Village (YOV).
On top of that, the company will be providing an integrated solution such
as the design of the gym layout, trainers, technicians, installation and
maintenance services.

“After being an official supplier to
the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games,
we are very proud to support the first Youth Olympic Games. It is fundamental
to share with the younger generation the values of Olympism as well as
to promote regular physical exercise,” said Nerio Alessandri, President
and founder of Technogym.

“As the Organising Committee, we will strive
to provide a comfortable stay and well-equipped facilities at Youth Olympic
Village for the residents during Games time. With their experiences in
equipping gyms for the Olympics Games, Technogym will be able to anticipate
and cater to athletes’ and coaches’ requirements during the competition
period. With the trainers from Technogym managing the gym in the YOV, we
are assured of the highest level of commitment,” said Mr Goh Kee Nguan,
Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising

Technogym will equip the Youth Olympic Village
with 150 cardio, strength and movement equipment. The gym will be developed
to offer a complete training solution for all 26 sports in the Singapore


From left: Mr Goh Kee Nguan, CEO, SYOGOC
and Mr Alberto Pacchioni, PR & Media Director, Technogym SpA

About Singapore 2010

Singapore will be hosting the inaugural Youth
Olympic Games (YOG) from 14 to 26 August 2010. The Singapore 2010 Youth
Olympic Games will receive some 3,600 athletes and 800 officials from the
205 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), along with estimated 800 media
representatives, 20,000 local and international volunteers, and more than
500,000 spectators. Young athletes - aged between 14 and 18 years - will
compete in 26 sports and take part in Culture and Education Programme.

The Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games aims
to inspire youth around the world to embrace, embody and express the Olympic
values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect. It will create a lasting
sports, culture and education legacy for Singapore and youths from around
the world, as well as enhance and elevate the sporting culture locally
and regionally.

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About Technogym

Technogym was the official supplier for the
Sydney 2000 and 2004 Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games, 2006 Torino Winter
Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Technogym offers Total Wellness Solution, for both operators and private users. Product lines (training in the gym, at home and for rehabilitation) come alongside with added value services, such as interior design, training, marketing support, facility management, catering to all market sectors from fitness clubs to private homes, hotels, beauty farms and spas, rehabilitation centres, corporate gyms, military barracks, recreation centres, universities and sport teams gyms.

Technogym is a leading company in the wellness and fitness industry. With over 1,600 employees, 13 branches in Europe, U.S., Asia, Middle East and Australia, Technogym exports 87% of its products to 100 countries.  To date, More than 35,000 wellness centres and 20,000 private homes are equipped with Technogym.

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Jointly issued by:

Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising
Committee and Technogym S.p.A

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Keywords · Singapore 2010 · Technogym · Youth Olympics · Nerio Alessandri

Name: Joey Chen
Organization: Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee
Phone: +(65) 9618 6306

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