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Toyota introduces Asian participants of 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Two Filipinos are part of Global Team Toyota Athletes

The Olympic season is near, and these athletes represent the best of their countries. PHOTO FROM TOYOTA

With 99 days to go to the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, excitement is surely building up, and respective countries will go all out to support their athletes.

Toyota Motor Corporation wants to highlight this with its newest marketing campaign called “Start Your Impossible,” which shows the power of communities getting behind their athletes with how no journey is taken alone.

There are 11 athletes in Asia. These include participants from countries like India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and they will join the 250 Global Team Toyota Athletes at the games.

These 11 Asian competitors are part of the Team Toyota Global Athletes. PHOTOS FROM TOYOTA

Here are the 11 Team Toyota Asia athletes:

  • India – Murali Sreeshankar, athletics
  • Indonesia – Ni Nengah Widiasih, para powerlifting
  • Malaysia – Abdul Latif Romly, para long jump
  • Nepal – Nabita Shresta, table tennis
  • Pakistan – Arshad Nadeem, athletics
  • Philippines – Carlos Yulo, artistic gymnastics
  • Philippines – Ernie Gawilan, para swimming
  • Singapore – Toh Wei Soong, para swimming
  • Thailand – Kunvalut Vitidsarn, badminton
  • Thailand – Pongsakorn Paeyo, para wheelchair racing
  • Vietnam – Lê Văn Công, para powerlifting

Eight of the 11 Team Toyota Asia athletes have qualified for Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, with other qualifications still ongoing. You can check the campaign’s website here to see all the other athletes.

Also, 500 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are going to be part of the official fleet for the sporting event, which is part of the company’s multi-path approach toward achieving carbon neutrality and sustainable mobility.

Sam Surla

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