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PV Sindhu named first brand ambassador of Bridgestone India

Synopsis

The shuttler has signed a three year deal with Bridgestone India, a subsidiary of Bridgestone which is one of the sponsors for the Olympics 2020 in Japan.

ET Bureau
HYDERABAD: Badminton ace PV Sindhu, who recently won Silver at the World Championship, was on Wednesday appointed the first brand ambassador of tyre maker Bridgestone India.

The shuttler has signed a three year deal with Bridgestone India, a subsidiary of Bridgestone which is one of the sponsors for the Olympics 2020 in Japan.

Speaking to journalists in Hyderabad, Kazutoshi Oyama, executive director, Bridgestone India, said, “The three year association will see Sindhu’s participation in Bridgestone’s activations around its worldwide Olympic partnership. We are thrilled to announce her name as Bridgestone India’s first-ever brand ambassador.”

The Padma Shri recipient became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Bridgestone announced its Worldwide Olympic Partnership in 2014, making a long-term commitment to the International Olympic Committee that continues through 2024.
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