The energy drink brand will be associating with the 26-year-old tennis player for the next three years.
As per the partnership, a group of specialists from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) will oversee Sumit’s recuperation and nutritional requirements. The American brand has a long history of supporting athletes from all over the world and this development by the company demonstrates its dedication to assisting athletes.
Through research, innovation, and instruction on the science of hydration and nutrition, which is a crucial component for athletes, the GSSI assists athletes in maximising their health and performance.
Speaking on the collaboration, Ankit Agarwal, Associate Director, Energy & Hydration, PepsiCo India, said, “Gatorade has always believed in supporting sportspeople to achieve peak performance. Sumit is a role model for the new-gen athletes of India with his career being a true example of hard work and sweat that makes talent shine. As a brand that is dedicated to supporting athletes in removing barriers to sporting success, we are delighted to welcome Sumit to the Gatorade squad. We wish him the best as he represents the nation, and we hope to empower the next generation of athletes with this association as they continue to pursue their dreams.”
Sumit Nagal, said, “I am deeply moved and grateful to join hands with Gatorade. This association comes to me at a pivotal time, and I am thankful my hard work and passion is getting recognized and appreciated. With Gatorade by my side, I am sure I will reach new heights and give it my all both on and off the court.”
Built around its recognisable line of sports drinks, Gatorade is an American company that sells food and beverages with a sports theme. PepsiCo presently manufactures and distributes Gatorade in more than 80 nations. A group of scientists headed by Dr. Robert Cade initially created the beverage in 1965.