Olympian and World Champion Neeraj Chopra Joins Team Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), the global leader in digital payments, has signed up Olympic gold medalist and World no. 1  in men’s javelin throw, Neeraj Chopra as a Team Visa athlete, ahead of the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Chopra’s collaboration with Visa makes him the second athlete from India joining Team Visa along with other global athletes, and reinforces Visa’s salience in and commitment towards sports.

“Sports is one of the strongest unifying factors worldwide and Visa is delighted to have the nation’s pride, Neeraj Chopra, join Team Visa and be our brand ambassador. As a trusted brand in digital payments, we truly believe in uplifting everyone, everywhere. Thus, by championing sports and sportspersons and our association with India’s Olympics icon Neeraj Chopra, we underscore our dedication to support inspirational athletes across sporting disciplines”, said Sandeep Ghosh, Group Country Manager, India and South Asia, Visa.

 Neeraj Chopra, who made history as the first track and field athlete to win a gold medal for India at the Olympics, said, “I am excited to be associated with Visa, a brand that all of us have been so familiar with. Trust and consistency are essentials of every partnership and Visa has stood for these principles for several years now. I hope that through this association, we can inspire people to go from strength to strength with the values of hard work and consistent commitment.”

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