As part of the sponsorship, ASICS becomes the official sponsor and exclusive supplier of the national team kit for all international competitions as well as supplying kit for the youth and junior teams and coaches. The presentation of the sports form was held in the congress and exhibition center «Parkovy».
Ihor Hotsul, President of Ukrainian Athletic Federation, commented: «We are very proud of our partnership with ASICS, leading sport performance brand. This sponsorship deal offers the most advantageous conditions in FLAU history. It helps us to save millions UAH of the state budget. The new national team kit is so bright and amazing! We believe this cooperation will help us to reach a new high level».Olivier Mignon, Director of Sports Marketing ASICS EMEA, commented: «It gives us great pleasure to announce this new partnership with the Ukraine Athletics Federation. Not only will Ukraine be the first eastern European Athletic Federation that ASICS sponsors, but the partnership underlines our commitment to get the whole world moving and our desire to be considered the number one performance sports brand by having the ASICS logo on the bodies of world class athletes».
Dobromir Karamarinov, EA Vice President, and Sergey Bubka, President of NOC of Ukraine and IAAF Senior Vice President, also participated in this historic event for Ukrainian athletics.
The new national team kit was presented by Ukrainian top athletes Olha Bibik, Anna Plotitsyna, Tetyana Fetiskina, Yuriy Krymarenko, Oleksandr Nychyporchuk and Zakhar Mishchenko.