Nestlé MILO collaborates with Inspire Institute of Sport to support India’s top athletes
Chennai,28th July 2022 : Nestlé MILO joins forces with Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS), one of India’s premier tra ining centers that has a vision to create and develop Olympic champions in India. MILO has always believed in the importance of sports and in providing nourishing energy to young champions. Sharing the same ethos, IIS lev erages its world-class infrastructure, finest coaching and sports science to scout for young athletes and train th em to become future Olympians of our country. They have already been successful in producing three Olympic medalists, including Tokyo Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra. In this unique partnership, as the Official Dairy Partner of IIS, Nestlé India will contribute one year worth of Nestlé a+ milk and MILO RTD to IIS athletes. MILO with IIS has also launched a new campaign featuring javelin star Neeraj Chopra along with budding athletes, high jumper Deva Karthick from Tamil Nadu and judo champ Olivia from Manipur. The campaign titled ‘Khudse’, highlights ho w these champions succeed by encouraging and motivating themselves to push boundaries beating their own records.
Speaking on the partnership, Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra said, “It is extremely encouraging to see an esta blished brand like MILO partner with the Inspire Institute of Sport and work collectively towards the common goal of hel ping athletes be the best versions of themselves. I am a firm believer in the power of self-motivation and am thrilled to be part of this campaign between IIS and MILO which aims at taking this message to the countless young athletes across ou r country who are training hard every day. I hope that through this campaign we are able to inspire the next gene rati on of Indian athletes to push harder and give their best.”
Sharing his thoughts on the association, Mahesh Bhupathi, ren ow ned tennis player and IIS Advisory Board Me mber said, “It’s imper ative that the right brands partner with the collective push to help our athletes achieve global success, and that’s precisely what Nestle’s com ing on board with the Inspire Institute of Sport underlines. We’ve alw ays said that for us to be able to compete consistently and win on the big stage, it’s going to take the coming together of all stakeholders, and brands are a vital cog in that wheel.”
Commenting on the partnership, Mehernosh Malia, Head – Dairy Business, Nestlé India, “We are proud to partner with Inspire Institute of Sport and extend our humble support to them in building the future sporting talent of India. The ir rigorous screening process, state-of the art training facilities, experienced coaches and mentors from around the world will help them realize their mission. Our partnership with IIS is a perfect fit with MILO’s commitment towards nourishing young champions and inspiring them to develop the grit within. Through the new campaign ‘khudse’ we encourage you ng champions to not wait for any external reinforcement but to cheer for themselves and push their own boundaries, wi th their grit and passion”