INSPIRING THE WORLD TO MOVE

Toyota is a Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. We believe that when you move, you can achieve anything.

As the Worldwide Mobility Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, we believe that when we move, we can achieve the impossible.

Akio Toyoda with his arms open as he gives a passionate speech.

“Under this Olympic and Paralympic flag, let us reaffirm the power of sport to bring people together.”

“Under this Olympic and Paralympic flag, let us reaffirm the power of sport to bring people together.”

Akio Toyoda

President, Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota's Commitment

Toyota believes that you can achieve great things when you move. This is why we are a proud Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

We are wholeheartedly committed to unleashing human potential through the power of movement, which is why we are a proud Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Games are the world’s biggest celebration of human movement. This is where we learn the true power of sports―that sports can challenge us, inspire us and, most importantly, unify us. And as the Worldwide Mobility Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, we share the vision to inspire people to push onward―past their finish line, past their impossible.

The Games are the world's biggest celebration of human movement. This is where we learn the true power of sports―that sports can challenge us, inspire us and, most importantly, unify us. And as the Worldwide Mobility Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, we share the vision to inspire people to push onward―past their finish line, past their impossible.

Everyone deserves the chance to play sports. This is why Toyota is helping people around the world who want the chance to become Olympic or Paralympic athletes.

In an effort to bring the promise of sports to all corners of the world, we are working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to help aspiring Olympians and Paralympians reach their dreams regardless of their circumstances.

Andrea Eskau propels herself forward on her hand-bike.

ANDREA ESKAU ANDREA ESKAU

GERMAN HANDBIKER, PARALYMPIC BIATHLETE AND CROSS COUNTRY SKIER

Andrea Eskau is a Paralympic athlete from Germany. She has won four gold medals. Toyota made Andrea a special bicycle and skis so that she could compete at the Paralympics. We are proud of Andrea for her determination to be a champion.

For several seasons, Toyota partnered with German four-time gold medalist Andrea Eskau to custom-make a carbon fiber bike for the Paralympic Games and sit-skis for the Paralympic Winter Games. Andrea was born with the determination and drive to be a champion, and we are thrilled to play a small part in her exciting journey as a Paralympian.

Tyrone Pillay pulls his arm back, ready to launch a shot-put.

TYRONE PILLAY TYRONE PILLAY

SOUTH AFRICAN PARALYMPIAN SHOT-PUTTER AND TOYOTA EMPLOYEE

Tyrone Pillay works for Toyota in South Africa and is also a Paralympic shot-putter. He was born with an abnormal foot, but that did not stop him from competing. Tyrone received the 2017 Toyota Global President's Award for his achievements in sports.

We also are proud to cheer for our very own Tyrone Pillay, the Toyota technical specialist from Durban, South Africa, who doubles as a shot-putting powerhouse. Tyrone was born with a foot impairment, but he never let it slow him down or stop him from reaching for the stars. We were honored to present Tyrone with the 2017 Toyota Global President’s Award for his outstanding achievement and teamwork at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Toyota is proud of all of the athletes who set out to achieve their impossible dreams.

Each feat―large or small―for our athletes is a win for us at Toyota. We are endlessly inspired and invigorated by their unrelenting drive to overcome barriers and attain their impossible dreams.

PARA ATHLETICS

TATYANA MCFADDEN TATYANA MCFADDEN

Tatyana McFadden competes with her hand-bike in a race on a track.

Tatyana is 28 years old. She was born with a problem with her back and lived in an orphanage in Russia when she was very young. Still, Tatyana has won 17 medals at the Paralympics. She challenges what we all believe is possible.

Tatyana is a 17-time Paralympic medalist―and she’s only 28. Born with spina bifida and starting her life in a Russian orphanage, Tatyana is challenging what’s possible one competition at a time.

Tatyana McFadden competes with her hand-bike in a race on a track.

SWIMMING

RAMI ANIS RAMI ANIS

Rami Anis swims the butterfly stroke to propel himself through the water in a pool.

Rami is a swimmer from Syria. Because of the war in Syria, he is swimming for the Refugee Olympic Team. Rami is showing the world how strong and brave he is.

As a swimmer for the Refugee Olympic Team, Rami Anis is training to achieve his Olympic goal in 2020. Even when war tore through his hometown of Aleppo, Syria, Rami still continued his Olympic journey, showing his resilience to the world.

Rami Anis swims the butterfly stroke to propel himself through the water in a pool.

TRACK AND FIELD

SEUN ADIGUN SEUN ADIGUN

Seun Adigun gasps for breath as she takes her final step across the finish line.

Seun Adigun is an American-Nigerian runner. In 2012, she competed in the 100-meter hurdles for Nigeria. Her new goal is to drive the bobsled for Nigeria.

American-Nigerian runner Seun Adigun competed in the 100-meter hurdles for Nigeria in 2012, and her new goal is to drive the bobsled for Nigeria.

Seun Adigun gasps for breath as she takes her final step across the finish line.

MARATHON

LUIK TRIPLETS LUIK TRIPLETS

The Luik triplets smile triumphantly as they raise the Estonian flag above their heads after running the Olympic marathon.

Leila, Liina and Lily are three sisters from Estonia. They are the first identical triplets to compete together at the Olympic Games.

Although Estonian sisters Leila, Liina and Lily qualified individually, they were the first identical triplets to compete together during the Olympic Games.

The Luik triplets smile triumphantly as they raise the Estonian flag above their heads after running the Olympic marathon.