Eurostar Group has announced that it will transport Team GB to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Eurostar Group – the joining of Eurostar and Thalys – announced on Monday that it will be the official travel partner of The British Olympic Association (BOA), the National Olympic Committee behind Team GB.
“We are all preparing to welcome our customers to these unforgettable moments in Paris in 2024. The Paris Games aim to be the greenest ever, we are therefore delighted to support British Olympians by offering them the most sustainable journey possible between London and Paris. We are all proud in the Eurostar Group to “take the team to victory”. Carrying the Olympic team on our trains encourages all of us to give our very best,” said Gwendoline Cazenave, CEO of Eurostar Group.
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Andy Anson OBE, CEO of the British Olympic Association said: “The British Olympic Association (BOA) is delighted to officially welcome Eurostar Group as the official travel partner of Team GB.
“Our fantastic athletes will be able to take full advantage of the daily direct trains between London and Paris, the home of next year’s Olympic Games.
“Performance is always at the heart of our planning and this partnership means we can provide our Olympians with the comfort, flexibility and excellent service that Eurostar Group always offers. I therefore extend a warm welcome to Eurostar Group and look forward to our collaboration.”
Eurostar Group has also committed to support ParalympicsGB with their travel plan to provide the most sustainable and appropriately accessible transport options for athletes and looks forward to confirming these arrangements shortly.
Eurostar was the official transport provider for French and Belgian athletes during the London 2012 Olympic Games and will continue to provide transport for the Belgian and Dutch Olympians and Paralympians to Paris this year too.