Herbalife Nutrition signs Manika Batra as sponsored athlete

ANI | Updated: Sep 20, 2018 17:18 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept 20 (BusinessWire India): Herbalife Nutrition has announced its association with Table Tennis star Manika Batra. During her association with the nutrition powerhouse, she will help spread awareness on healthy and active lifestyle.

Speaking about the association, Ajay Khanna, Vice President, and Country Head, Herbalife Nutrition India said, “We are delighted to have Manika as our sponsored athlete and to be a part of her incredible journey. There is great synergy between our brand’s ethos and values and Manika. She has won laurels for the country and is a source of inspiration for young sports enthusiasts in the country.”

Herbalife Nutrition has always encouraged the importance of nutrition in the creation of a successful athlete. Through our association with Manika, we aim to reiterate our commitment to Making the country Healthier and Happier,” he added.

ManikaBatra said, “I have always believed that staying fit begins with eating healthy, dedication and being confident about yourself, and Herbalife Nutrition with its powerful message “Healthy Active Lifestyle” to “Make the World Healthier & Happier” has always encouraged people to live a healthy life. It’s an absolute privilege to be a part of Herbalife family. It promotes the importance of a healthy lifestyle and balanced nutrition which is just as important as training and hard work. Through this association, I look forward to spreading the awareness about healthy living and embracing wellness.”

ManikaBatra has created a buzz with her slick gameplay over the years, especially during the 2016 South Asian Games. She recently created history and became the first Indian female table tennis player to win a medal in Asian Games 2018. Post her Commonwealth Games’ glorious success, the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has recommended her name for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

This is Herbalife Nutrition India’s fourth sports personality association in India after ViratKohli, Mary Kom and Saina Nehwal. (BusinessWire India)