Carl Lewis appointed ambassador for TCS World 10K Bangalore 2014

25 Apr,2014

By A Correspondent


Carl Lewis, an athlete who has won ten spectacular Olympic medals has been confirmed as the Event Ambassador for the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2014, which will be flagged off from Sree Kanteerava Stadium on May 18this year.


“It gives me great joy to come to India, a country I love and respect, to spread the magic of running and sport amongst the beautiful populace. In the last decade or so, India has witnessed a running revolution and the sport has grown manifold in terms of strength, popularity and interest generated,” said Carl Lewis about visiting India.


Carl Lewis’ presence at the TCS World 10K Bangalore will be a historic day for the Indian running community. Running enthusiasts across the country will benefit immensely through the luminary’s advice, encouragement, and presence during the run.


“The TCS World 10K is an ideal blend of speed and endurance and I’m sure the run will attract many of the best in the world. It’s an honour for me to be associated with the event and witness, in action, these running enthusiasts. I hope my presence will only inspire and encourage them to reach greater heights of performance and success”, said the legendary Olympian talking about the run.


Vivek B. Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International, stated, “We are excited and privileged that the city of Bangalore will host the legendary Olympian Carl Lewis as Event Ambassador at the TCS World 10K Bangalore 2014. Apart from enriching us with his presence, I’m sure he will provide a further fillip to the world’s premier 10K in terms of charity and registrations.”


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