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New BMW Performance Team includes US triathlete Matt Chrabot

To celebrate the one-year countdown to the London 2012 Olympic Games, BMW is hosting a briefing in New York City tomorrow, Wednesday 27 July, to showcase the roster of athletes in its new BMW Performance Team, an elite team of US Olympic and Paralympic athletes who hope to compete at the London 2012 Olympics.

Olympic Gold Medallists Bryan Clay and Janet Evans and Olympic triathlon hopeful Matt Chrabot will be available for press interviews as well as BMW and United States Olympic Committee (USOC) executives.

Chrabot in Kitzbühel, Austria - credit Delly Carr ITU
Matt Chrabot in Kitzbühel, Austria - credit Delly Carr ITU


BMW Group (including BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad) is the Official Mobility Partner of the USOC, as well as the 2012, 2014 and 2016 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams, and the 2011 and 2015 US Pan American and Parapan American Teams. BMW Group has developed exclusive programs to support Team USA and will have a presence at the three US Olympic Training Centers.

During tomorrow’s briefing, BMW will also provide an overview of its US Olympic Partnership and discuss how the company will go beyond financial support of Team USA to provide US Olympic athletes with technology resources to enhance their training and performance. As a leading engineering company, BMW feels it has the technology and expertise to help Team USA athletes accomplish their Olympic dreams.

The press briefing, followed by 1:1 interviews, starts at 11:30 EST at Skylight West, 500 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018.



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