Herbalife Vietnam worked with the Vietnam Paralympic Association (VPA) to organise a send-off ceremony for hundreds of Vietnamese athletes, coaches, and cadres bound for the games in Indonesia.
In Indonesia’s Surakarta, Karanganyar, and Semarang, from July 30 to August 7, the 11th ASEAN Para Games will have 120 Vietnamese athletes competing in eight sports, along with the support of coaches and cadres.
At the ceremony, the leader of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism delivered high-spirited speeches, assigned tasks, boosted the morale of the Vietnamese para-sport delegation, as well as congratulated their departure to compete at the games.
As part of Herbalife’s long-standing nutrition sponsorship for VPA, the Herbalife team will also be at the 11th ASEAN Para Games to provide nutritional advice and product support to the delegation throughout the games. Moreover, Herbalife Vietnam will give spot awards to gold medals from Vietnamese para-athletes during the games.
Vu Van Thang, general manager of Herbalife Vietnam and Cambodia said, “We are delighted to be extending our support to our para-athletes, and hope that our nutrition advice and products will give them an added edge going into the ASEAN Para Games. We wish all the best to the participating athletes and believe that they will achieve outstanding performances at this important regional sporting event.”
|Herbalife support Vietnam athletes bound for the 11th ASEAN Para Games |
"We really appreciate the valuable support from Herbalife Vietnam which is among the important factors enabling our para-athletes to be full of energy and ready to unleash their full capacity at the 11th ASEAN Para Games," said Tran Duc Tho, general secretary of VPA.
Tran Duc Tho, general secretary of VPA, highly appreciated Herbalife Vietnam's strong support for Vietnamese sports over the past decade.
“The company has not only helped our athletes improve their strength with its continued nutrition product sponsorship but also been a close companion of the Vietnamese sports delegation whenever we participated in important sporting events. We really appreciate the valuable support from Herbalife Vietnam which is among the important factors enabling our para-athletes to be full of energy and ready to unleash their full capacity at the 11th ASEAN Para Games,” Tho said.
Herbalife Nutrition provides a complete nutrition product support package to Vietnam's top para-athletes, including the Herbalife24 range – a comprehensive performance nutrition line certified for sports, as well as Personalised Protein Power, N-R-G tea, Herbalifeline, Formula 2 Multivitamin, and Herbal Aloe Concentrate.
By Nguyen Huong