Olympic sponsors give TVs to gold medallists

Panasonic, global sponsors of the Olympic Games, are giving a high-definition television to each of Britain’s 19 Beijing Olympic gold medal-winners.

Keith Evans, Managing Director of Panasonic UK, said: “Team GB has done a fantastic job winning so many gold medals at the Beijing Olympic Games. This success is down to all the hard work, effort and commitment each athlete has put into their sporting discipline.

“To recognise their tremendous achievement and contribution to Great Britain being a winning team, Panasonic, as an Official Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Games, is proud to present each gold medal winner with a High Definition Television, letting them ‘live the winning moment’ again and again.”

Simon Clegg, Team GB Chef de Mission said: “I am delighted that our partner Panasonic is recognising all the hard work and fantastic achievement that the athletes have put in to secure gold medals for Team GB. I am sure that the gold medallists look forward to watching footage from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on TV as soon as they get a chance.”

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