PR 47 - Duraflex International named Official FINA Supplier


Lausanne (SUI), June 29, 2012 – FINA, the Fédération Internationale de Natation, has entered into partnership with Duraflex International Corporation, the world’s leading springboard manufacturing company, as Official Supplier for the period 2012-2016. 

Dr. Julio C. Maglione, FINA President, expressed delight at the appointment: “FINA is honoured to have Duraflex International as a new Official Supplier. Having a brand that is committed to the sport of diving is essential to the promotion of this spectacular discipline and its stars worldwide. I am sure that our collaboration with Duraflex International and our sharing of common goals will bring diving to new heights.”

Jan Rude, Duraflex International President said: “Duraflex International Corporation has been the sole supplier of competitive diving equipment for the Olympic Sport of Diving since 1960. To this day the next Generation of Duraflex continues to be guided by the high standards of our founder, Raymond C. Rude, as we strive to manufacture the most durable and best performing diving equipment possible. Ray’s commitment to the sport of diving never stopped and in that spirit Duraflex is proud to become a partner of FINA.”

“Duraflex applauds the efforts of FINA in providing so many opportunities and rewards for young diving athletes around the world.  We are thrilled to join FINA in a partnership to support and grow this wonderful sport,” she added.