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Canon Becomes Gold Partner of Tokyo 2020

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Canon has become a Gold Partner of the XXXII Olympiad and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020).

Tokyo 2020 Gold Partners are positioned as the highest tier of the Tokyo 2020 domestic sponsorship programme.

Canon has become an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015. There will be a lot of Canon 1D X cameras and big white lenses such as the 400 f/2.8 II on the sidelines, no matter what the weather. The professional photographer in the picture is Steven Howard.

As a sponsor of Tokyo 2020, Canon products and services in the still cameras and desktop reprographic hardware categories, which include desktop printers, will be designated as Official Products of the Games.

In this capacity, Canon will contribute to the delivery of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which will be held in 2020 in Tokyo, and in addition, will provide support to the Japanese national Olympic and Paralympic teams competing from 2016 to 2020.

Canon Chairman and CEO, Fujio Mitarai, said, We are delighted to have the opportunity to contribute to the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as the Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner in the category of Still Cameras and Desktop Reprographic Hardware. Based on the key concept of 'capturing the most pivotal moments of the Games and sharing these emotions, Canon will fully support the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Japanese national teams. We look forward to providing world-class services to professional photographers from around the world who will gather in Japan to capture breathtaking images of the historical performances of the world's top athletes.

Canon will also provide behind-the-scenes support to members of the press covering the Games, including camera and lens maintenance services as well as product loans.

See also: Canon Becomes Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015.

Canon, Olympics, Tokyo, Japan

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