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Visa Announces Team Visa Roster for the Upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Visa Announces Team Visa Roster for the Upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

09/20/2017

Visa Announces Team Visa Roster for the Upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Roster features athletes from 17 countries, including Mikaela Shiffrin, Chloe Kim, Gus Kenworthy, Oksana Masters, Mark McMorris, Kamil Stoch and Lee, Sang Hwa

Visa (NYSE:V) today announced its global Team Visa roster for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, comprised of over 40 Olympians and Paralympians from 17 countries, including Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), Chloe Kim (USA), Mark McMorris (Canada), Gus Kenworthy (USA), Oksana Masters (USA), Lee, Sang Hwa (South Korea), Kamil Stoch (Poland), and Hilary Knight (USA). This team of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls represent a diverse group of individuals representing a range of sports, from snowboarding and speed skating to ski jumping and figure skating.

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Visa is excited to announce the #TeamVisa roster of athletes who are going for gold at #PyeongChang2 ...

Visa is excited to announce the #TeamVisa roster of athletes who are going for gold at #PyeongChang2018. (Photo: Business Wire)

A global Olympic partner for more than 30 years and Paralympic partner since 2003, Visa founded its Team Visa program in 2000, with the aim of providing athletes with the tools, resources and support they need to achieve their lifelong dreams, both on and off the field of competition, regardless of their origin or background. Today, Team Visa is unified by athletes who embody Visa’s values of acceptance, partnership and inclusion, with athletic talent matched equally by their character.

“We are excited to welcome all of our Olympic and Paralympic athletes to Team Visa and we think this roster is the perfect embodiment of what the Visa brand stands for, as these athletes push boundaries every day in everything they do,” said Chris Curtin, chief marketing innovation and brand officer at Visa Inc. “Team Visa athletes remain at the heart of Visa and we are excited to cheer them on in their pursuit of Olympic and Paralympic Gold in PyeongChang.”

The following athletes officially joined Team Visa ahead of PyeongChang 2018:

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