Totalizator Sportowy Will Support 3×3 Basketball
WARSAW, Poland (October 25, 2021) — Totalizator Sportowy, owner of the LOTTO brand, from January 1, 2022, will be a Partner of the Polish Basketball Association, including the Titular Partner of 3×3 basketball in Poland. The cooperation will also include support for senior and youth 3×3 women’s and men’s teams. The agreement will run for three years until the Paris 2024 Olympics.
“3×3 basketball in our country has recently become extremely popular. This is primarily the result of the great results achieved by the senior men’s team – a performance at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, as well as a bronze medal at the European Championships in Paris. In addition, the U23 men’s squad won the League of Nations and the women’s team took third place.
It all shows that there is great potential in this type of basketball. We are glad that Totalizator Sportowy, the owner of the LOTTO brand, has decided to engage in this discipline in the long term and thus help in its further development.” said Radosław Piesiewicz, President of the Polish Basketball Association.
For three years Totalizator Sportowy will support the 3×3 Polish national teams of women and men – both senior and youth up to 23 years of age. in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters and FIBA 3×3 Challenger tournaments. He will also be involved in the LOTTO 3×3 QUEST games, which will select the best team in Poland, as well as in the Polish Youth Championship. The agreement will enter into force on January 1, 2022.
“Basketball 3×3 successfully debuted at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. It is a discipline that effectively attracts new fans, and its development is noticeable every day, also in Poland, incl. thanks to a recently won medal at the European Championships in Paris.
This is the first medal success of Polish basketball at an event of this rank in many years. We want to help Polish representations, including youth ones, achieve even greater success.
The goal is to win the Olympic medal in Paris in 2024,” said Olgierd Cieślik, President of the Management Board of Totalizator Sportowy .
For many years, Totalizator Sportowy has been supporting Polish basketball under the LOTTO brand. The company cooperated with the Polish national team and was the Main Partner of the Polish Basketball League and the Main Partner of the Suzuki Polish Men’s Cup Final Tournament (during which the LOTTO Dunk Competition was also held) and the Suzuki Polish Super Cup. She was also the Titular Partner of the LOTTO 3×3 QUEST tournaments.
SOURCE: Totalizator Sportowy.Tags: Totalizator Sportowy, 3x3 basketball, Polish Basketball Association