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Send-off party held for Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan athletes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Jul 21, 2021
Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc.

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. (Headquarters in Minatoku, Tokyo; Representative Director & President Calin Dragan; hereafter “CCBJI”) held a send-off party on Wednesday, July 7, for its employees who have been selected to participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

 

A total of 12 athletes, including standby players*, attended from the Japan Women’s Hockey Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Japan Men’s National Rugby Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and the Japan National Equestrian Team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Employees from various business areas participated online and presented videos created by the employees, and offered encouragement using message boards and gifts of memorabilia online. Each player expressed his/her gratitude for the send-off party and the support received every day, and their ambitions for the competition.

 

Please look forward to seeing the athletes shine on the big stage of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

 

CCBJI will continue to create an environment in which the athletes can focus on their performance as members of the Japan National Team as they prepare for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

*A standby player takes part in the competition when an athlete is injured just before the Games.

 

■Photos of the event

Joined by members of the Japan Women’s National Hockey Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Nishikori, Yamada, Asai, Morimoto, Mori, Omoto, and standby players Mitsuhashi and Tanaka.

 

 

Joined by members of the Japan Men’s National Rugby Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Soejima, back up member Tsuoka.

 

 

Joined by members of the Japan Equestrian Team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Takashima and reserve member Chinjyu.

 

 

Messages of encouragement from the employees.

 

■Information on members of the Japan Women’s National Hockey Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 here

https://en.ccbji.co.jp/news/detail.php?id=1113

■Information on members of the Japan Men’s National Rugby Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 here

https://en.ccbji.co.jp/news/detail.php?id=1129

■Information on members of the Japan Equestrian Team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games here

https://en.ccbji.co.jp/news/detail.php?id=1125

 

Coca-Cola is a Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner.

 

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