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Garmin is the official GPS Navigation Partner to Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the sponsorship of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka this year, as one of their five world road cycling tour teams.


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“We are excited about this international sponsorship as Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have the same focus on cycling and Africa as we do. By sponsoring this African team, we show our commitment to Africa where we have seen an increasing interest and adoption of active lifestyles by many people” said Jenna Chisnall, Marcomms Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be equipped with Garmin products to increase performance and track and measure the team’s training and race plans. Edge® cycling computers will provide data and key metrics to cyclists, as well as GPS and navigational support. The team will also benefit from the Garmin Index Smart Scale that measures weight, body fat, skeletal muscle mass and more.

Douglas Ryder, Team Principal adds “Our African Team will be making use of the Edge product range on the bike, to keep our riders on track and informed at all the biggest races in world cycling. Garmin will complement our high performance program where accurate data is a vital key to our success.”

The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment develops technologies to enhance and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Whether users are cyclists, runners, swimmers, multi-sport athletes, or simply looking to stay active throughout the day, there is a product that can help them reach their health and fitness goals.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.
 

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