Tamron Sponsors Women’s Curling Team Loco Solare

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Tamron Sponsors Women’s Curling Team Loco Solare

August 23, 2018, Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces with the sponsorship of Loco Solare (LS Kitami), a women’s curling team based in Tokoro-cho, Kitami City, Hokkaido.

Loco Solare, established in August 2010, won its first Japan Curling Championship in February 2016. It boasted the top record in Japan and represented the country in the PyeongChang Olympic Games in February 2018, winning Japan’s first bronze medal in curling.

The team name means “Local Sun”, named so with the hope to play like sunshine, competing with the world's top teams. Tamron, which provides a variety of lens products to the world as a Japan-based manufacturer of optics, is committed to conveying the team’s emotion and potential in the sport of curling by supporting the team with the power of photography.


About Loco Solare

  • Ÿ  August 2010: Established in Tokoro-cho, Kitami City, Hokkaido
  • Ÿ  February 2016: Wins the Japan Curling Championship for the first time as well as a silver medal in the 2016 World Women's Curling Championship
  • Ÿ  February 2018: Wins Japan’s first bronze medal in curling at the PyeongChang Olympic Games

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