IOA ropes in Li-Ning as official kit partner for Rio games

New Delhi:The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday announced that leading sports brand Li-Ning would be its official kit partner for the upcoming Rio games, which start on Friday. With this announcement, all the athletes and officials representing country in the quadrennial extravaganza will be seen in the Li-Ning kits. Speaking on the occasion, IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta said: “I would like to welcome Li-Ning on board as our kitting partner. They have done a great job in delivering good quality kits to our athletes." "The excellent quality of kits will add confidence in our athletes while they compete in this mega event beginning from August 5. I am sure our athletes will come back with more medals this time.” he added.