Olympic Involvement

Olympic Involvement

It has become hard to imagine the Olympic Games without Bauerfeind. The company has been a firm fixture of Olympic medical care since 2002: Initially, Bauerfeind only offered its orthopedic services exclusively to German athletes. The company treated athletes in the German House at the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City in 2002, in Athens in 2004, in Turin in 2006 and in Beijing in 2008.

The 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver represented a debut: For the first time, Bauerfeind was official partner to an Olympics Organizing Committee and now provided care to athletes from all participating countries. Bauerfeind continued this role during subsequent Games: in London in 2012, in Sochi in 2014 and in Rio in 2016. The most recent Summer Olympics marked Bauerfeind's fourth time as partner to an Organizing Committee, and brought with it a new record: The company’s team went into action more than 900 times to provide supports, orthoses, medical compression stockings and orthopedic foot orthoses to athletes.

For the fourth time, Bauerfeind served as partner to an Organizing Committee during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The service team comprised eight Bauerfeind employees from Brazil, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands, who staffed the polyclinic in the Olympic Village in Barra from July 18 to August 21, 2016.