India, February 6th, 2024: ASICS, the renowned Japanese sports performance brand has proudly announced the addition of India’s distinguished squash player Mr. Saurav Ghosal, to its team of Brand Athletes. The official announcement underlines ASICS’ unwavering commitment to nurturing and empowering India’s sports talent, year on year.
Mr. Saurav Ghosal made history qualifying as the first Indian men’s squash player to break into the World Top 10, boast exceptional skills and a record of 13 national championships so far. With nine medals at the Asian Games and a Commonwealth Games singles bronze, Mr. Saurav Ghosal’s triumphs remains unmatched. His association with ASICS signals a promising journey towards setting new benchmarks and elevating his performance.
Talking about the announcement Mr. Rajat Khurana, Managing Director, ASICS India and South ASIA commented “We proudly welcome Mr. Saurav Ghosal to the ASICS family. His unparalleled achievements, breaking into the senior singles top 10, being the first Indian Junior World No. 1 to an Arjuna Award, and numerous podium finishes, exemplifies his discipline and dedication towards sports. We look forward to supporting him as he continues to redefine the boundaries of squash on the global pedestal.”
Expressing his thoughts on this collaboration, Mr. Saurav Ghosal commented, “I am thrilled to join the prestigious ASICS family. Their ethos of ‘Sound Mind, Sound Body’ resonates deeply with me, as I constantly strive to maintain the perfect harmony between mental and physical well-being. I look forward to this rewarding association with ASICS India I am committed to enhancing my performance and achieving new milestones for the nation.”
As part of this association, ASICS will be supporting Saurav with their best-in-class footwear and apparel during his training and competitions. Now with Saurav onboard, ASICS has a strong roster of athletes that includes Tennis stars Mr. Sumit Nagal, Mr. Rohan Bopanna and Ms. Karman Kaur Thandi, Cricket star Mr. Prasidh Krishna, Mr. T. Gopi Marathon champ, Squash star Ms. Joshna Chinappa and Mr. Manpreet Singh Hockey sensation.