Kumho supporting Softball Australia

Kumho supporting Softball Australia

On the eve of the Australia Pacific Cup, Softball Australia are pleased to welcome Kuhmo Tyre to a growing list of corporate partners.

Kumho Tyre are the first partner to join Softball Australia in 2020, a year which will see the sport return to the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July.

Kumho Tyres was established in 1960 and has a presence in 180 counties worldwide. Here in Australia Kumho has provided quality tyre products to local motorists for over 40 years and sell over a million tyres annually.

“Kumho Tyre has a long history of supporting Australian motorsport and sporting teams but this is our first ever relationship with a national team. We were particularly impressed by the progress the team has made and are excited to be part of their very exciting 2020 schedule,” said David Basha, Kumho Tyre Australia Sales & Marketing Director.

“We’re delighted to welcome Kumho Tyre’s support of softball in this country ahead of a big year for the game,” said David Pryles, Chief Executive Officer at Softball Australia.

“It’s exciting to partner with another global brand and we look forward to passing the benefits on to the larger softball community.”

Softball returns to the Olympic cycle in Tokyo 2020 with Australia, Japan, United States, Italy, Mexico and Canada all represented.

Australia has a proud history of winning a medal at every Games the sport has been included in from 1996 – 2008 including three Bronze and one Silver medal.