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Airweave becomes the Official Bedding Supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024

Supporting the sleep of athletes by providing 16,000 customizable mattresses in Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Villages

Airweave inc. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Motokuni Takaoka; hereinafter “airweave”) has signed an Official Supporter contract in the bedding category with Paris 2024 Organizing Committee (Chairman: Mr. Tony Estanguet).

Thanks to its experience, the quality of its products and its contribution to Paris 2024’s sustainability goals, airweave has been chosen to supply about 16,000 mattresses that can be customizable to fit each athlete‘s weight and body shape. Airweave will equip the Athletes’ Village with cardboard bedframes, duvets and pillows to ensure that athletes from around the world can perform at their best after a good night’s sleep.

Mr. Tony Estanguet, Chairman of Paris 2024, said;

“As a former athlete, I know how important quality sleep is to perform at your best. Thanks to their expertise and experience, we are fully confident in the capacity of airweave to provide all the athletes with optimal sleeping conditions. We are delighted to welcome airweave in the Paris 2024 partners family, and we look forward to working with them!”

Motokuni Takaoka, President and CEO of airweave, said;

“Airweave is proud to join the Paris 2024 partners’ family. The bedding we provided to the athletes’ village at the last Tokyo 2020 Games was highly appreciated by athletes from around the world. With this track record, we are now ready to provide bedding for athlete’s village at Paris 2024. We will produce the cardboard bed frames in France, after the games, recycle them in France, and donate the mattress and pillows for second-life in France as well. We promise to contribute to the Paris 2024 sustainability goals through our social good bedding.

About airweave

Airweave is an innovative Japanese mattress manufacturer, creating the ultimate sleep environment based on science. Since our founding, airweave has endeavored to manufacture products with the desire to be a company that provides “quality sleep,” rather than a manufacturer that simply sells products. In an era when soft, low-resilience mattresses were the norm, we developed a high resilience mattress with our unique airfiber® material, aiming to be the product of choice for people who always want the best. We also focus on sleep research and study the quality of sleep based on scientific evidence. Our bed mattress, which has become a major product in the past few years, has a three-part structure that can be adapted to individual body shapes, and is a direct result of our corporate philosophy of “Quality Sleep.” In addition, we will continue to make efforts to manufacture products that are not only comfortable to sleep in, but are also environmentally friendly by focusing on the recycling of bedding and the development of new materials aimed at realizing a sustainable society.

As a “Total Sleep Solution Company,” airweave will continue to pursue our goal of realizing quality sleep and make further technological innovations in order to serve more people in the future. Furthermore, as basic infrastructure of daily life, we will continue to create new value in the world of sleep.

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About Paris 2024

The mission of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 Organising Committee, in accordance with the host city contract signed between the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Comité National Olympique et Sportif Français (CNOSF – French National Olympic and Sporting Committee) and the Ville de Paris municipal authorities, is to plan, organise, fund and deliver the Olympic and Paralmypic Games Paris in 2024.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games are the greatest sporting event in the world, with unparalleled media impact. They bring together 10,500 Olympic athletes and 4,350 Paralympic athletes, respectively from 206 and 182 delegations, across five continents. They are watched by over 13 million spectators and billions of television viewers across the world. They are without equal in sporting, economic and cultural events throughout the world, and this power helps to further their impact.

Set up in January 2018, Paris 2024 is headed by Tony Estanguet, 3-time Olympic champion and member of the IOC. It is run by a Board of Directors, on which sit all the founding members of the project: the CNOSF, Ville de Paris, the French Government, the Île-de-France regional authority, the CPSF, the Métropole du Grand Paris, the Conseil départemental de Seine Saint-Denis, representatives of the local authorities involved in the Games, civil society and corporate partners.