Mizuno partners with British Handball Association

Mizuno will be the Official Partner and Preferred Footwear Sponsor of The British Handball Association for the next two years.

The Japanese sports brand will be providing the official competition and training footwear for the men and women’s national teams.

To mark the sponsorship, both teams will be launching Mizuno’s new handball specific shoe, the Wave Stealth, developed from research carried out with elite handball players from across Europe.

“We are absolutely delighted to be teaming up with the British Handball Association during what will no doubt be an exciting two years of international handball,” says John Hooper, Mizuno Europe’s sport promotions and communications coordinator.

“Handball is a rich part of Mizuno’s heritage that we are extremely proud of, and we hope that the brand’s ongoing technical expertise and support of the British teams will give them every chance of Olympic success next year.”?

Paul Goodwin, British Handball’s CEO, adds: “It is vital that our athletes have the best possible equipment in order to achieve their greatest potential on the court and to avoid injury.?

“We will be competing with some of the best handball teams in the world at the London 2012 Olympic Games, so it is fitting that our athletes have a world class brand in Mizuno to support them.”?

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