Herbalife and Olympic committee send off Vietnamese team to SEA Games

16:08 | 18/11/2019
Herbalife Vietnam joined hands with the Vietnam Olympic Committee (VOC) to organise a send-off ceremony for 856 Vietnamese athletes and coaches bound for the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
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Handing over the national flag to the Vietnamese sports delegation at the send-off ceremony organised by Herbalife and the VOC

The 30th SEA Games is held in the Philippines from November 30 to December 11, 2019. The 30th SEA Games will see close to 650 Vietnamese athletes competing in 46 sports, supported by more than 200 coaches.

To celebrate their departure for the 30th SEA Games, the high-spirited ceremony featured speeches from officials of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and sports and music performances by top athletes and artists to raise the morale of the Vietnamese sports delegation.

As part of Herbalife Nutrition’s long-standing nutrition sponsorship of the VOC, the Herbalife Vietnam team will provide the Vietnamese sports delegation with nutrition advice and product support throughout the entire competition period. In addition, Herbalife will give out spot awards to the first 10 Vietnamese athletes who claim gold medals at the Games.

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Vu Van Thang, senior director, general manager of Herbalife Vietnam and Cambodia, handing over Herbalife products to the Vietnamese sports delegation

“As an official nutrition sponsor for top Vietnamese athletes over the past seven years, we are proud of making practical contributions to the overall encouraging results of the Vietnamese sports delegation in both regional and international sporting events. This year will mark the fourth time we have joined hands with the VOC to send off Vietnamese top athletes and coaches bound for the SEA Games. We always feel the high preparedness and strong determination of the Vietnam sports delegation to fulfill the targets set for such an important sporting event. We are happy and proud to provide our top athletes with science-backed nutrition expertise and products before, during, and after the Games”, said Vu Van Thang, senior director, general manager of Herbalife Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang on behalf of 650 Vietnamese athletes speaking at the ceremony

“Our athletes are very well-prepared in terms of physical strength as well as winning aspirations to achieve the goals set for the upcoming Games. We are delighted to have a long-term partnership with Herbalife Nutrition which has made significant contributions to the encouraging results of the Vietnamese sports delegation. In addition to nutrition product and nutrition expertise support, representatives of Herbalife Nutrition have accompanied the Vietnamese sports delegation in many regional and international arenas over the past several years. At the upcoming SEA Games, besides nutrition support, Herbalife Vietnam will give spot awards to the first 10 Vietnamese winners of gold medal. This will help motivate our athletes to achieve outstanding results and bring back more gold medals for the country,” said Tran Van Manh, general secretary of the Vietnam Olympic Committee.

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Herbalife will provide nutritious food for Vietnamese sports delegation during the 30th SEA Games

The SEA Games will begin last November 30to December 11, and about 9,840 athletes from 11 countries are expected to take part. The upcoming SEA Games held in the Philippines will consist of 529 events in 56 sports, the most ever held for the biennial event. The Vietnamese sports delegation has set a target of winning 50-60 gold medals at the 30th SEA Games and aims to be in the top 3 achievers on the medal table for the 2019 SEA Games.

Herbalife Nutrition provides a complete nutrition product support package to the Vietnam sports delegation. This includes the Herbalife24 range – a comprehensive performance nutrition line that is NSF Certified for Sports, as well as personalised protein power, N-R-G tea, Herbalifeline, Formula 2 Multivitamin, and Herbal Aloe Concentrate.

Herbalife Nutrition is a global company that has been changing people's lives with great nutrition products and a proven business opportunity for its independent members since 1980. The company offers high-quality, science-backed products, sold in over 90 countries by entrepreneurial members who provide one-on-one coaching and a supportive community that inspires their customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Through the company’s global campaign to eradicate hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is also committed to bringing nutrition and education to communities around the world.

By Nguyen Huong

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