Allianz continues to support Sri Lankan Paralympic team

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By 2017-12-07

Allianz Lanka has extended its support to the Sri Lankan Paralympic team by another two years. Allianz, has supported the Sri Lankan team since 2013 states a press release.

The new sponsorship agreement was signed at Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd, Head Office, in Colombo by Surekha Alles, Managing Director, Allianz Insurance Lanka and U.R. Rodrigo, President, National Paralympic Committee.

Sri Lanka won their first medal at the 2012 summer Paralympics in London when Pradeep Sanjaya was placed third in the men's 400m T46 to clinch the bronze. The Rio 2016 summer Paralympics saw Sri Lanka take home their second medal when Dinesh Priyantha Herath was placed third in the men's javelin throw F46.

"We are happy to have the continued financial and technical support. Their active promotion of Paralympics and their shared commitment to the core values of the Paralympics – courage, determination, inspiration and equality have brought greater prominence to the event and its athletes in Sri Lanka," said U.R. Rodrigo.

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