Tokyo 2020 Welcomes TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD. as Official Supporter
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today welcomed TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD. as a Tokyo 2020 Official Supporter, the third domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company will be a Partner in the category “Management and operation of Transmission Tower and/or Observation Deck of TOKYO SKYTREE”. Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 68*, including 15 Gold Partners, 32 Official Partners and 21 Official Supporters (including one Official Supporter which sponsors only the Paralympic Games), all of whom will play vital roles in the successful delivery of the Games.
MORI Yoshiro, President of Tokyo 2020, welcomed the announcement, commenting, “We are pleased to welcome TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD., who operate and manage the transmission tower and observation deck of TOKYO SKYTREE, as a Tokyo 2020 partner. The TOKYO SKYTREE has become a symbol of the City of Tokyo over the years, since submitting our original candidature to host the Games in 2013. More recently it has come to symbolise the nation’s sense of unity and comradeship as we seek to overcome the social and economic challenges of COVID-19, although this will undoubtedly take time. With the support of TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD., Tokyo 2020 will aim to achieve new goals as we face the future with a fresh sense of determination.”
IWASE Yutaka, President of TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD., commented, “We are truly honoured to participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 as an Official Supporter. As the world seeks to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, people have high hopes for the Tokyo 2020 Games. At a height of 634m, TOKYO SKYTREE is the world’s tallest freestanding transmission tower and a key component of Japan’s infrastructure. Its broadcasts will showcase new aspects of Japanese culture that will symbolise the country’s recovery, thereby contributing to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games.”
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