~ The Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 will take place from 3-12 August 2023 ~
Chennai, 28th July, 2023: Hockey India on Friday announced Apollo Hospitals as the official supplier of the upcoming Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023. As the designated medical partner, Apollo Hospitals will provide comprehensive medical support throughout the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023.
The Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 will be held at Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in Chennai from 3rd August to 12th August. India will be up against Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Japan, and China during the Pool stage of the tournament. The Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 will also serve as a preparation event for the all-important Hangzhou Asian Games 2023.
Apollo Hospitals is considered as the pioneer in the medical fraternity in India, running multi-specialty health care units across the country. Apollo has always ensured top quality facilities for one and all. From complex medical situations to handling emergencies with poise, Apollo has been at the forefront of it all.
It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap C Reddy made a pioneering endeavour by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Now, as Asia’s foremost trusted integrated healthcare group, its presence includes over 12,000 beds across 72 Hospitals and 5,000 pharmacies, over 400 primary care clinics and 1,228 diagnostic centres, 700 plus teleclinics, over 15 medical education centres and a research foundation with a focus on global clinical trials. The most recent investment was the commissioning of South East Asia’s very first Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai.
Every four days, the Apollo Hospitals Group touches a million lives, in its mission to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual. In a rare honour, the Government of India had issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo’s contribution, the first for a healthcare organization. Apollo Hospitals Chairman, Dr Prathap C Reddy, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan in 2010.
For 40 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology. Its hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals in the country for advanced medical services.
“It is with delight that I welcome the Apollo Hospitals family as an official supplier of the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023. I am sure that Apollo will provide the best of facilities for the well-being of everyone involved. And, we are looking forward to this partnership,” Hockey India President Padma Shri. Dr. Dilip Tirkey said.
Speaking about the partnership, Mr. V. Naveen, CEO, Apollo Hospitals said, “We are honoured to contribute our medical expertise to this prestigious tournament. We wish everyone involved with the tournament the best and hope the fans can enjoy the competition between the teams.”
The Hero Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023 will be the seventh edition of the men’s field hockey tournament. The tournament features Asia’s Top six field hockey teams. India and Pakistan are the joint most successful teams in this tournament’s history with both the team winning it thrice.
By Hockey India