Herbalife Nutrition Congratulates Its Sponsored Athletes and Teams Around the World for Their Impressive Accomplishments
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, applauds its sponsored
athletes and teams around the world for their accomplishments over the
past three months, including medals at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic
Games, world records, championships and advanced league rankings.
Herbalife Nutrition supports more than 200 teams and athletes globally.
"Herbalife's mission is to help people around the world live healthy,
active lives, and these outstanding athletes are an inspiration to us
all, showing us what can be achieved through hard work and dedication,"
said Michael O. Johnson, chairman and CEO, Herbalife. "We are proud to
fuel their performance with our endurance, hydration and recovery
Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored athletes and teams have recently received
the following accolades:
International soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, an Herbalife
Nutrition-sponsored athlete since 2013, has been named the most famous
athlete in the world by ESPN and won three major awards this summer -
the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Golden Boot for
being the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division
of every European national league and the only athlete to have won the
Golden Boot four times. He also won the 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in
Europe Award after leading Real Madrid to a first-place finish in the
UEFA Champions League, as well as leading his home country of Portugal
to the UEFA Euro 2016 championship for the first time ever.
The LA Galaxy has clinched a spot in the 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs that
begins Oct. 26. Herbalife Nutrition is the presenting sponsor and
Official Nutrition Partner of the LA Galaxy, which is currently in
third place in the MLS Western Conference standings.
At the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games, Herbalife Nutrition
sponsored the Italian, Indian, Israeli and Costa Rican National
Olympic Committees and supported more than 50 athletes. Herbalife
Nutrition-sponsored Olympian athletes won a total of 40 medals in
gymnastics, swimming and track and field while Paralympians from more
than 16 countries garnered 51 medals.
Additional sports achievements from Herbalife Nutrition sponsored
athletes and teams include:
Jackson, a U.S. triathlete, secured first place
finishes in races at Chattanooga, Tenn., and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho,
before setting a new course record in July at the Ironman Lake Placid,
N.Y. Jackson placed third in the 2016 Ironman World Championship on
Oct. 8 in Kona, Hawaii. Jackson was one of the 80,000-plus athletes
who competed for the more than 2,000 available starting slots at the
Kohli, an Indian international cricketer, ranked first in the
International Cricket Council's T20 rankings and second in its ODI.
him as the eighth most famous athlete in the world.
a Dutch professional football club, is currently second in the
Eredivisie standings, the highest echelon of professional football in
Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored athletes use Herbalife products before,
during and after training and games. As part of its ongoing commitment
to improving sports nutrition and performance, Herbalife Nutrition
launched Herbalife24 CR7 Drive in collaboration with Cristiano Ronaldo,
a sports drink designed specifically to meet the nutritional needs of
the global soccer legend and benefit athletes of all levels.
To learn more about Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athletes, visit http://iamherbalife.com/blog/athletes/.
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management,
energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively
to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90
countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor
nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one
coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community that inspires
customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa
Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We
also sponsor more than 200 world-class athletes, teams and events around
the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in
many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.5
billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of
financial and other information about the company at http://ir.Herbalife.com.
The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time,
as information is updated and new information is posted. To learn more,
visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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Jennifer Butler, 213-745-0420
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