SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, a global nutritional company, announced today that its China subsidiary BabyCare Ltd. has become an official sponsor of China's General Administration of Sports Training Bureau. Through the partnership, BabyCare will provide nearly 1,300 elite athletes with its China Anti-Doping Agency tested nutritional products through the upcoming 2018 Asian Games, 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and several World Championships.
"We are excited to partner with BabyCare and know that our athletes will benefit greatly from BabyCare's high-quality nutritional supplements," said an official from the National Sports Training Bureau.
The National Sports Training Bureau was established in December 1951 as the earliest and largest competitive sports training base in the history of new China. The bureau provides training, accommodations, medical, transportation and cultural education for national athletes.
Currently 14 of China's national Olympic teams train and live at the bureau, including its badminton, weightlifting, table tennis, gymnastics, volleyball, synchronized swimming, diving, swimming, track and basketball squads and more. Through the 2016 Rio Games, the bureau has secured more than 1,190 world champion titles, 186 of which are Olympic gold.
"We are honored to have the opportunity to partner with the National Sports Training Bureau and supply these elite athletes with sports-approved nutritional products," said USANA Executive Vice President of China Brent Neidig. "This partnership is one that we hope will continue to strengthen our presence in China as a leader in nutrition, while providing the country's top competitors with the supplements they need to feel their best. We look forward to being a part of these teams' journeys as they prepare for Tokyo."
"Here at USANA, we pride ourselves on the fact that thousands of elite and professional athletes from around the world trust their health to USANA and its NSF and LGC tested nutritional supplements," said USANA Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Dan Macuga. "To be able to partner with an elite organization such as China's National Sports Training Bureau, speaks volumes to the research and development we put into each and every one of our products. We are excited to expand our Team USANA family to include such an accomplished and talented group of Chinese athletes as they being to prepare for Tokyo and beyond."
Learn more about the thousands of elite athletes around the world who trust their health to USANA products at USANAathletes.com.
*The mentioned athletes are either distributors or dedicated USANA product users who have received compensation and/or complimentary USANA products for their partnership with BabyCare.
About BabyCare Ltd.
Babycare Ltd., is a corporate wholly owned subsidiary of USANA Health Sciences, Inc. It manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy products in its CFDA-registered facility in Beijing, China. Babycare's nutritional supplements encompass two brands: Babycare® for mothers and infants, and USANA® for adults. Babycare's products are from pure materials and are designed to meet the entire family's nutritional needs.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting our website http://www.usana.com or the official USANA blog http://whatsupusana.com.
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