Atos supports Swedish Olympic Committee in conducting preparation camp for National Olympic Team
Stockholm, November 22, 2019,
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation has successfully supported the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOC) in organizing a groundwork camp for Swedish athletes looking to compete at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The SOC establishes this type of camp before each edition of the Games. On this occasion, it was held at the Japanese Spa and Conference Hotel Yasuragi in Stockholm from November 18-21, 2019. The aim of the event was to encourage all members of the Swedish Olympic family – athletes, coaches and specialists, to grow closer as a team before the Summer Games.
As Partner of the SOC, Atos was responsible for the accreditation system for the event. Assistance will also be provided for the personal information collected to be re-used for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Besides, Atos supported the National Olympic Committee by supplying PCs for the IT structure of the occurrence.
“This is a great opportunity for Atos to support Swedish top athletes and to strengthen the partnership with the Swedish Olympic Committee”, said Jennie Broström-Lundmark, Country Manager, Atos in Sweden.
“We are very happy to have Atos manage the accreditation system for the Swedish Olympic Team, as this will make the process of entering the data into the official Tokyo 2020 accreditation system much smoother”, said Christofer Wallér, Concept Developer at Swedish Olympic Committee.
The camp also included some practical preparations, such as clothing trying out, photography and lectures on the Olympic host country.
Atos has been supporting the Olympic Movement since 1992 becoming Worldwide IT Partner of the International Olympic Committee in 2001. The next Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020 will be Atos’ 10th consecutive Games.
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