Team Visa Goes for Gold: Largest and Most Diverse Athlete Roster Unveiled for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020


Team Visa for Tokyo 2020 is comprised of 102 athletes, spanning 54 markets and 28 sports

Two Visa employees join Team Visa as they pursue their Olympic and Paralympic dreams

With less than 30 days until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Visa (NYSE:V), the Official Payment Technology Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, is unveiling its full Tokyo Team Visa athlete program roster as it prepares to support and celebrate Visa’s largest group of Olympic and Paralympic athletes to-date. Since launching the Team Visa program in 2000, Visa has championed more than 500 Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls, as part of overall efforts that empower athletes to be successful both on the field and off.

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Team Visa goes for gold. Largest and most diverse athlete
roster unveiled for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, comprised of 102 athletes, spanning 54 markets and 28 sports. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Team Visa Program for Tokyo 2020 – By the Numbers:

102 athletes, including two Visa employees from Visa’s Olympians and Paralympians in Business Development Program

56 female, 46 male, reinforcing Visa’s commitment to gender equality in sports, business and beyond

54 markets, including 19 with Team Visa athletes for the first time (Argentina, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, India, and Thailand, among others)

28 sports, including new sports: BMX Freestyle, Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, and Surfing

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