Herbalife and Vietnam Paralympic Committee give send-off to athletes bound for 11th ASEAN Para Games

16:04 | 27/07/2022 Society

Herbalife Vietnam joined hands with the Vietnam Paralympic Association (VPA) to organize a send-off ceremony for 153 Vietnamese athletes, coaches and cadres bound for the 11th ASEAN Para Games.

To be held in Surakarta, Karanganyar and Semarang, Indonesia from July 30th to August 07, 2022, the 2021 ASEAN Para Games will see 120 Vietnamese athletes competing in 8 sports, supported by 17 coaches.

To celebrate their departure to compete at the Games, the high-spirited ceremony featured speeches from leaders of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism assigning tasks to the Vietnam Para Sports Team, top athletes expressing their commitment to delivering the best results, and sports and music performances by top para athletes and artists to boost the morale of the Vietnam Para Sports Delegation for the upcoming Para Games.

As part of Herbalife’s long-standing nutrition sponsorship for the VPA, the Herbalife team will be at the 11th ASEAN Para Games to provide the Vietnam Para Sports Delegation with nutrition advice and product support throughout the event. In addition, Herbalife Vietnam will give spot awards to gold medals from Vietnamese para-athletes during the 11th ASEAN Para Games.

Vu Van Thang, General Manager for Herbalife Vietnam and Cambodia, said: “We are delighted to be extending our support to our para athletes once again, 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.”

Mr. Tran Duc Tho, General Secretary of VPA, said: “Herbalife Vietnam has always been a strong supporter of Vietnam sports over the past decade. The company has not only helped our athletes improve their strength with its continued nutrition product sponsorship but has also been a close companion of the Vietnamese sports delegation whenever we participate 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 potential at the 11th ASEAN Para Games”.

Herbalife Nutrition provides a complete nutrition product support package to Vietnam top para-athletes. This includes the Herbalife24 range – a comprehensive performance nutrition line that is NSF Certified for Sports, as well as Personalized Protein Power, N-R-G tea, Herbalifeline, Formula 2 Multivitamin and Herbal Aloe Concentrate.

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