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  • Writer's pictureBy The Financial District

Filipina Football Heroine Sarina Bolden Joins Team Coca-Cola For Paris 2024 Olympics

The Coca-Cola Company unveiled its global roster of athletes for Team Coca-Cola, ahead of the highly anticipated Paris 2024 Olympic Games, with Filipina football sensation Sarina Bolden proudly featured among its prominent lineup.

Filipina football star Sarina Bolden prepares to make history as she joins Team Coca-Cola for the Paris 2024 Olympics, representing the Philippines with pride and determination on the global stage. | Photo: PWFT Facebook

Bolden's inclusion marks a historic moment not only for Philippine football but also for the representation of Asian athletes on the world stage.

Born on June 30, 1996, Sarina Isabel Calpo Bolden has carved her path as a remarkable forward for the A-League Women's club Newcastle Jets. Despite being born in the United States, Bolden chose to represent the Philippines women's national team, a decision that has brought immense pride and recognition to her home country.

Bolden's journey to sporting stardom reached a pinnacle during the FIFA Women's World Cup, where she etched her name in the annals of history by scoring the first-ever World Cup goal for the Philippines.

Her header against co-host New Zealand on July 25, 2023, not only secured a historic victory for her team but also showcased her talent and resilience on a global platform.

As part of Team Coca-Cola, Bolden joins an illustrious roster of athletes from diverse backgrounds and sporting disciplines.

The team embodies the essence of "Celebrate Everyday Greatness," Coca-Cola's theme for Paris 2024, which champions life's ordinary yet magical moments that culminate into something extraordinary.

Brad Ross, VP Global Sports & Entertainment Marketing and Partnerships at The Coca-Cola Company, emphasized the company's commitment to celebrating greatness in everyday moments, both on and off the field.

He highlighted the significance of the Olympic and Paralympic Games as a platform to showcase inspiring stories like Bolden's, which resonate with audiences worldwide.

"The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a prime opportunity for The Coca-Cola Company and our extensive portfolio of products to connect with fans," Ross said. "We will use this global stage to showcase how greatness in everyday moments can create real magic."

In addition to honoring athletic excellence, The Coca-Cola Company is dedicated to promoting sustainability and inclusivity at Paris 2024.

Through innovative initiatives aimed at minimizing waste and reducing carbon emissions, Coca-Cola reaffirms its commitment to creating a more sustainable future for generations to come.

As the countdown to Paris 2024 begins, the inclusion of Sarina Bolden in Team Coca-Cola symbolizes the power of sport to transcend borders, inspire greatness, and unite communities worldwide.

Bolden's journey exemplifies resilience, determination, and the unwavering spirit of a true champion, making her a beacon of hope and inspiration for aspiring athletes everywhere.


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