Press ReleasesDownload PDF Version
ANTA KT2 Sneakers Carry Klay Thompson to Second
NBA Championship Victory
(Hong Kong, 13 June 2017) ANTA Sports Products Limited (“ANTA Sports” or “the Company”, stock code: 2020), a leading sportswear company in China, is pleased to announce that Klay Thompson, an endorser of the Company and a sharpshooter for the Golden State Warriors, put in a remarkable performance to help his team reclaim its championship title at the NBA finals on home turf at the Oracle Arena. The match marks the second time the team has won the championship with Klay Thompson in its lineup.
Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, commented, “We commend Klay Thompson for his brilliant performance throughout the whole season, and for his role in achieving this stunning victory. The KT2 sneakers worn by Klay Thompson, which are one of the most iconic products in the KT series, were not only designed to help him perform well and excel on the court, but were also developed to support his thriving and legendary basketball career.”
Klay Thompson commented, “Since 2015, the ANTA KT series have played a major role on my journey to the NBA final. I have had the privilege of wearing the sneaker series during the highest points of my career, and I am grateful to ANTA for designing shoes that are highly functional, well-designed and give me an advantage every time I go on the offensive or whenever I run. ”
Since the series was first launched in 2015, 1.42 million pairs of ANTA KT series shoes have been ordered. In response to the popularity of the NBA playoffs and final, ANTA launched a number of KT series special edition sneakers, which were very well received by the market.
About ANTA Sports Products Limited
Established in 1994 and listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007, ANTA Sports Products Limited (stock code: 2020.HK) is one of the leading sportswear company in China. For many years, we are principally engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of ANTA sportswear series to provide professional sporting goods to the mass market. Our professional sportswear includes sports shoes, apparel and accessories. In recent years, we started moving full steam ahead on the strategy of “Single-focus, Multi-brand, and Omni-channel” to deepen our footprint in the sportswear market with a vibrant brand portfolio, including ANTA, ANTA KIDS, FILA, FILA KIDS, DESCENTE and NBA, seizing every opportunity arose in all important retail channels as a result of the successful Omni-channel strategy to unlock the potential of mass and high-end markets in China. By integrating various resources, including sponsorship and endorsement, advertising and promotional campaigns, corporate social responsibility initiatives, professional store image and high quality, value-for-money merchandise, we strive to reinforce the image of our brands and the level of brand association in the minds of our customers. Our goal is to become the nation’s top sportswear company with the best reputation and largest market share in China, and a respectable and sustainable world-class sportswear company in the long run.
Wechat official account: antatiyu_20070710
YouTube Channel: ANTA Insight
For further information, please contact:
ANTA Sports Products Limited
Investor Relations Department
Tel: (852) 2116-1660
Fax: (852) 2116-1590
Citigate Dewe Rogerson
Joe Pan / Olivia Liu
Tel: (852) 3103 0110/ (852) 3103 0115