India, 7th February 2022—Canon announced today that the Company has signed a basic partnership agreement to become a sponsor for the Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, organized by the Olympic Council of Asia and the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 Organising Committee. This year’s games, the 19th Asian Games, will be held from September 10 to 25 in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China.
First held in 1951, the Asian Games is an international sports competition comprising the Asia region held once roughly every four years. This year, approximately 10,000 athletes from 45 countries and regions will compete in 482 events across 40 sports.
As with other sporting competitions in the past, both in Japan and overseas, Canon will provide behind-the-scenes support to members of the press. Following the Asian Games Jakarta/Palembang 2018, and now the Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, Canon will continue to provide support such as camera and lens maintenance services and product loans while awaiting repairs, to enable the best possible capture of the top-class athletes competing at the zenith of their sport. With the addition of the high-speed, high-reliability EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera, Canon further expands its lineup of interchangeable-lens cameras and helps meet the needs of sports photographers.
As a sponsor, Canon offers event management the full support of its diverse products and services, ranging from input and output products—including cameras, lenses, video camcorders, broadcast equipment, copiers, multifunction devices and printers—to medical equipment.
The Canon Group will continue contributing to the advancement of sports through the use of Canon products and technologies.
About Canon India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd. is the sales and marketing subsidiary of Canon Inc., a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon India markets a comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging products and solutions in India. The company today has offices in 10 cities across India with warehousing facilities at 6 locations and employs over 1000 staff and over 850 channel partners. Canon India enjoys a vast retail presence across the country through Canon Image Square (CIS) stores, PIXMA Zones and BIS Lounges. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 632 towns covering 19,118 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 163 Camera collection points, 14 Camera repair centers, 290 Printer repair centers, 191 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers.
In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World-class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including Digital Production Printers, Large Format Printers, Commercial Printers, Multi-Functional Devices, Managed Document Services, Inkjet & Laser Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, Digital Cameras, DSLRs, Mirrorless cameras, Cinematic Imaging Products, Surveillance cameras and Medical Imaging products catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs.
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