Yonex and USA Badminton Announce Extended Partnership Through 2028
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Yonex and USA Badminton announced the renewal of their partnership as the official exclusive equipment sponsor and official exclusive shuttlecock sponsor of USAB through 2028.
Yonex has been a proud sponsor of USAB for many years, having partnered with USAB since 2000.
“We have a fantastic partnership with Yonex, and are excited that they are both expanding and extending their relationship with USAB,” Linda French, CEO of USA Badminton said. “As we continue to grow the sport domestically, this sponsorship will help us in a number of ways as we prepare for key events such as the World Junior Championships in Spokane this fall. In addition, it will help us provide key resources for our athletes as they prepare for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028.”
Yonex is also partnering with USAB for the design and outfitting of competition apparel for athletes representing Team USA at designated events.
This expanded partnership will see Yonex support at many events, including: The U.S. Open, U.S. Adult Championships, U.S. Junior Championships, U.S. Senior Championships as well as various regional and local events.
“We are proud and delighted to continue our strong relationship with USA Badminton and look forward to growing the sport in the United States. Yonex will keep providing the best products and services to athletes and we look forward to collaborating on a wider scale to help boost the development of badminton as we move towards the 2028 LA Olympic and Paralympic Games,” said Gunho Kim, president of Yonex USA.
About USA Badminton
USA Badminton was founded in 1937, and is the recognized national governing body for the sport of badminton in the United States. As the national governing body, USAB oversees a multitude of systems, but our ultimate goal is to create and foster increased participation in the sport of badminton nationwide as well as develop and support our American athletes. We are dedicated to serving our community while practicing our core values of integrity, diversity, equality, respect, and commitment to athletes.
About Yonex Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1946, Yonex Co., Ltd. is a world leader in sporting goods, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Yonex is the world’s #1 manufacturer of badminton racquets and also has a strong position in tennis racquets, golf clubs, snowboards, and other sporting related products.