Mizuno's now has a permanent place in sporting history. Carl Lewis, Ivan Lendl, Severiano Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Rivaldo, and the New Zealand All Blacks all reached the pinnacle of their sports with Mizuno equipment. Mizuno is a keen supporter of the Olympic movement since its involvement in the 1964 Tokyo games. In 1972 Mizuno was an official supplier at Sapporo and again for the winter games in Nagano. The company run the Official workshop to the PGA European Tour in golf and host The Mizuno Open, a golf tournament in Japan that qualifies its winner directly to The Open.
Mizuno has emerged unscathed from its first 100 years, still family managed with its core beliefs unchanged. Persistence with precision manufacturing and an preference for performance over fashion.
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