Loughborough Sport is proud to announce that Europe’s leading provider of alkaline ionized water, Actiph Water, has become its new official water partner.
As part of the three-year partnership, Actiph Water will support all 20 competitive sports programs and use Loughborough University’s Boxing Center of Excellence as a “living laboratory” for its alkaline ionized water.
Loughborough’s competitive sports programs include some of the world’s top student athletes, including current students who have just competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Loughborough Boxing Center of Excellence is a unique environment that professionalises all aspects of boxing performance and athlete development, combining Angel Fernandez technical coaching with world class performance support services.
Andy Shepherd, Performance Nutrition Lead, Loughborough Sport said:
“We are delighted to partner with Actiph, as Loughborough is an intensive support for the training and performance of our athletes by optimizing their daily consumption.
“The partnership with Actiph gives us a great opportunity to better support our athletes with their access to water and hydration before, during and after the competition, as well as to provide additional support during travel and pre-season.”
Nick Ross, Actiph CEO said:
“We are very excited to partner with Loughborough Sport and have the opportunity to work with their outstanding athletic performance centers.
“Loughborough is at the forefront of British sport – developing many of our future stars – and a leader in education and research.
“At Actiph, we believe that optimal hydration is the key to physical and mental performance. We therefore always strive to help individuals and teams reach their full potential by offering the best product on the market. We are very excited to see what the team can deliver from Tokyo 2020 and beyond. “
Jo Simpson, Commercial and Facilities Director at Loughborough Sport added:
“We are excited to start this new partnership that will enable us to continue supporting our incredible athlete community and giving Actiph access to our unique sports ecosystem. We believe in excellence in all areas and this new partnership adds another great element to our world-leading sports offering. ”
Actiph water is available through a number of major supermarkets and online retailers, as well as a subscription service in the Actiph online store. More information can be found on the website: ACTIPH
For more information on Loughborough’s Performance Support Services, click HERE.
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Loughborough is one of the leading universities in the country with an international reputation for important research, excellent teaching, close ties to industry and unmatched performance in sport and the underlying academic disciplines.
It was awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme and was named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the QS World University Ranking 2021 and University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019.
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, ranking 7th in the Guardian University League Table 2021, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 7th in the UK Complete University Guide 2022.
Loughborough is consistently ranked among the top 20 British universities in the Times Higher Education’s Table of Tables and among the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has received seven Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.
Loughborough University London’s campus is based on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers postgraduate and managerial education, research and business opportunities. It is home to influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers, and creative innovators who provide students with the highest quality teaching and the latest in modern thinking.