Source: 7/16/2012

USANA Sponsors More Than 60 Olympic Athletes

SALT LAKE CITY, July 16, 2012 -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc., a global nutritional company, today announced that more than 60 of its product-sponsored athletes will appear on the world stage at the 2012 London Games. USANA proudly provides NSF and HFL-tested nutritional products to more than 600 professional athletes worldwide.

"We are honored to be sponsoring such a talented group of athletes and wish them all the best as they prepare to compete for gold in their respectable events," said Dan Macuga, USANA's chief communications officer.

Former Olympians Sam Stosur (Australia), Liezel Huber (United States), and Beijing bronze medalist, Zheng Jie (China) will travel to London, alongside fellow WTA players, Kim Clijsters (Belgium) and Aleksandra Wozniak (Canada), who will make their Summer Games debut this year.

Other USANA-sponsored athletes competing in London include:

Trinidad and Tobago native, and Athens bronze medalist, George Bovell (50, 100 free, 100 backstroke)

U.S. distance runner and Athens silver medalist, Mebrahtom "Meb" Keflezighi

Canadian RSX windsurfer and two-time Games participant, Nikola Girke

Caymanian freestyle swimmer and Beijing competitor, Brett Fraser (50, 100, 200 free)

Australian flatwater kayaker and 2008 Olympian, Tate Smith (K4 1000m)

Mexican breaststroke swimmer, Christian Schurr (200 breaststroke)

U.S freestyle swimmer, Conor Dwyer (400 individual free, 800 free relay)

Mexican 3-meter springboard diver, Julian Sanchez

Korean Men's and Women's National Handball Teams

Mexican Men's National Olympic Soccer Team

"I am coming into the Olympics feeling healthy and confident in the year of hard work that I have put in, and believe I have a chance to take the gold home," said Bovell. "The anticipation of approaching the ultimate opportunity for greatness in sport is something indescribable, that gives every action I take a purpose, and makes me feel completely alive. I want to remember this feeling as long as I live."

"To perform my best in London, I need my health to be at its optimum level and am thankful that I can trust USANA to provide me with products that help me get there," Girke said. "I am very excited about the upcoming Games and feel that I am ready for whatever is thrown my way."

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