SALT LAKE CITY, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences is a proud sponsor of more than 1,000 of the world's elite athletes — known as Team USANA — and offers them its high-quality and NSF-tested nutritional products. The global nutrition company is even more proud to announce that over 70 of those elite athletes are making their way to Brazil over the coming weeks for a chance to represent their respective countries on the podium.
"We are honored and proud to be able to work alongside these superior athletes as they look to make history in their respective fields on the global stage," said USANA Chief Communications Officer Dan Macuga. "We wish them all the best as they focus on the competitions ahead of them and look forward to cheering them along every step of the way."
Competing in everything from tennis to track and field, swimming to shooting, and boxing to badminton, Team USANA athletes will represent 12 nations as they compete in 15 of the 42 sports over the 17-day period.
Team USANA Brand Ambassadors heading to the Games include tennis star Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark), sailor Nikola Girke (Canada), swimmer David McKeon (Australia) and rugby seven's Alev Kelter (United States), who will make her official debut in this year's historic inclusion of the sport.
Full list of qualified athletes.
"As an athlete, my body is one of the greatest tools to help me succeed," said Kelter. "I need it to be as healthy as possible to compete at my best, and USANA and its products help me stay healthy. USANA's support is greatly important to me as I prepare for next month and beyond."
Learn more about the 1,000+ athletes who trust their health to USANA at usanaathletes.com .
*The mentioned athletes are either distributors or dedicated USANA product users who have received compensation and/or complimentary USANA products for their partnership with USANA.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting our website http://www.usana.com or the official USANA blog http://whatsupusana.com .
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