5-time Olympic champion and the second quickest lady of all time has signed a sponsorship cope with Puma Working. Elaine Thompson-Herah, the back-to-back Olympic 100m and 200m champion, will increase the corporate’s spectacular roster of observe and subject athletes forward of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Ore.
“Puma simply felt like the fitting match,” says Thompson-Herah. “The corporate has been working with the world’s quickest athletes for many years and I can’t wait to be a part of such an elite group.”
In 2021, Thompson-Herah turned the second quickest lady in historical past when she clocked 10.54 seconds on the 2021 Prefontaine Basic. The 30-year-old Jamaican 100m and 200m file holder spent a number of years with Nike, and now has her sights set on breaking Florence Griffith-Joyner’s 100m world file of 10.49 seconds from 1988.
“Now’s the time to interrupt it,” says the double Olympic champion. “I believe there’s nonetheless lots I can unleash.”
Puma has an extended historical past within the sport of observe and subject, and has sponsored the Jamaican Athletics Crew since 2002. Thompson-Herah now joins her Jamaican compatriot, 100m and 200m world file holder and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt.
Thompson-Herah kicks off her 2022 World Championship marketing campaign on Saturday night within the girls’s 100m heats.