PR 74 - Midea becomes Official FINA Partner for the period 2010-2013
Lausanne (SUI) November 18, 2010 – Midea will become the sixth Official FINA Partner for the period 2010-2013, after the announcement of this partnership today in Guangzhou (CHN). Midea is a Chinese company and one of the world’s major manufacturers of domestic appliances and air conditioning.
Midea will be presenting through this partnership the following editions of the FINA World Championships:
• 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) Dubai 2010
• 14th FINA World Championships Shanghai 2011
• 11th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) Istanbul 2012
• 15th FINA World Championships Barcelona 2013
Midea will also become the Title Partner of the FINA/Midea Diving World Series for the period 2011-2013, which features the world’s best divers competing at venues in China, Russia, Mexico and Great Britain.
“It is an enormous privilege for FINA to establish this agreement with Midea, a leading company in one of the fastest growing markets in the world, and a solid FINA partner, China. I am sure that both FINA and Midea will benefit from this co-operation and like all our Official Partners, Midea will certainly be happy to stay associated with the FINA World Championships, its Stars and their great performances,” said FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione.