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  ABEO company press release from 11/04/2018

  11/04/2018 - 18:00

ABEO to supply the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Argentina and the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Bulgaria


ABEO, a world leader in sports and leisure equipment, today announces that it has been appointed official supplier for two international competitions through its brands.

After Entre-Prises for the climbing walls, Spieth Gymnastics and Schelde Sport selected for the Summer Youth Olympic Games to take place in Buenos Aires from 6 to 18 October 2018.

Organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), this competition brings together young athletes aged 15-18 every four years in staggered summer or winter editions held at two-year intervals. Spieth Gymnastic's expertise will be showcased once more on the Olympic stage as exclusive equipment supplier for the Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics events.

Schelde Sports, a key player in basketball equipment at major international competitions, will supply basketball backstops in all stadiums for the Youth Olympic Games.

The World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia (Bulgaria) from 10 to 16 September 2018.

Spieth Gymnastics, whose product quality is recognised worldwide, will supply competition floors certified by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).

ABEO Group CEO Olivier Estèves said: “We are particularly proud that our expertise in different sports is internationally recognized, confirming once more the leading position of our brands.”

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ABOUT ABEO
ABEO is a major player in the sports and leisure (“sportainment”) market. The Group posted revenue of €167 million for the year ended 31 March 2017, 70% of which was generated outside France. At year-end it had 1,200 employees.
ABEO is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of sports and leisure equipment. It also provides assistance in implementing projects to professional customers in the following sectors: specialised sports halls and clubs, leisure centres, education, local authorities, construction professionals, etc.
ABEO has a unique global offering, and operates in a wide variety of market segments, including gymnastics apparatus and landing mats, team sports equipment, physical education, climbing walls, leisure equipment and changing room fittings. The Group has a portfolio of strong brands which partner sports federations and are featured at major sporting events, including the Olympic Games.
 
ABEO (ISIN code: FR0013185857, ABEO) is listed on Euronext Paris – Compartment C.

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