Bridgestone has signed an agreement through to 2024, and will become a Worldwide TOP Partner. The product categories covered by the agreement include: seismic isolation bearings, non-motorised bicycles, and the full range of tyres manufactured by Bridgestone.
Bridgestone is the world’s largest tyre and rubber company. In addition to tyres, which are used in a wide variety of applications, Bridgestone manufactures a broad range of diversified products that include industrial rubber and chemical products, and sporting goods.
As a Worldwide TOP Partner, Bridgestone will partner with the IOC and all 204 National Olympic Committees and their Olympic teams.
Bridgestone will also partner with the organisers of future Olympic Games, , PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as well as the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games, the host cities of which have yet to be elected. Bridgestone will supply tyres and related services to support the transport operations at Games time, including the vehicles for the athletes, media and officials.