VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 26, 2015) - OxySure Systems (OTCQB: OXYS), a leading medical device innovator was named a Champion Partner of the Special Olympics World Games by the Games Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015).
OxySure will also serve as the official supplier of emergency oxygen with its innovative "oxygen from powder" technology, as well as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), oxygen pulse oximeters and other medical emergency equipment and services to the Games set to take place July 25-August 2 in Los Angeles. OxySure will provide support to the medical operations of the Games to help cover any possible medical emergency needs during the nine days of competition, involving 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches from 177 countries, plus an estimated 500,000 spectators.
ESPN, the official Broadcast Partner of the World Games, will provide coverage of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. The Opening Ceremony for the Games will be headlined by a star-studded lineup of performers including Stevie Wonder, Avril Lavigne, Nicole Scherzinger, O.A.R., Cody Simpson, J Balvin & Becky G, and Reach Up LA theme song creator Siedah Garrett. The show will be directed by Emmy Award Winner, Debbie Allen and produced by FiveCurrents with appearances by Jimmy Kimmel, Eva Longoria, Lauren Potter, Michael Phelps, Yao Ming, Greg Louganis, Stephanie McMahon and many more. More than 60,000 fans including Royalty, Heads of State and Government, and other distinguished personalities are expected to cheer on the athletes inside the Coliseum, while a global audience can watch the coverage provided by ESPN. ESPN is airing the Opening Ceremony around the world in multiple languages.
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"We are proud to be a Champion of the World Games and to provide our support to an organization that is dedicated to providing people with intellectual disabilities with opportunities to be healthy, to display courage, to build self-confidence, to experience joy, and to be accepted and included as valued members of their communities around the world," said Julian T. Ross, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OxySure. "We are excited to play our part in such an important event by working with the Games Medical Operations team, as well as partners such as USC, UCLA, Kaiser Permanente, and the Los Angeles Fire Department in contributing to the safety and health of the athletes, coaches, volunteers and attendees throughout the Games."
The shares are trading at $0.57, and with 29.8 million shares outstanding, the company is capitalized at $17 million.
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