Nike launches special sunglasses for Rio Olympics athletes

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New Delhi | Updated: Aug 06, 2016 5:00 PM

With the Rio Olympics 2016 game getting stronger, each contigent and player is hoping to create some history in the mega event. To enhance the performances, sports stars are opting for the best sports gears, leaving no room for compromise on a wonderful performance at the podium.

The spectacular sunglasses prevent fogging on the lenses and ensure enhanced aerodynamics that are essential for all sportsmen during a race. However, the sunglasses are custom made only for athletes. (Source: Website)The spectacular sunglasses prevent fogging on the lenses and ensure enhanced aerodynamics that are essential for all sportsmen during a race. However, the sunglasses are custom made only for athletes. (Source: Website)

With the Rio Olympics 2016 game getting stronger, each contigent and player is hoping to create some history in the mega event. To enhance the performances, sports stars are opting for the best sports gears, leaving no room for compromise on a wonderful performance at the podium. Keeping in mind the same, Nike has launched a special pair of sunglasses worth $1,200 for the Rio Olympic athletes. The company boasts the sunglasses as the first of its kind with no hinges and a wrap around the temples of the user.

The Nike wing sunglasses are designed in collaboration with the German optical experts Zeiss. With features like fractal cuts and ventilated silicone brow-bar, the wing has an approximate weight of four ounces less than an average pair of sunglasses.

The spectacular sunglasses prevent fogging on the lenses and ensure enhanced aerodynamics that are essential for all sportsmen during a race. However, the sunglasses are custom made only for athletes.

The sunglasses for the elite runner, eschews temples, earpieces and hinges as well that are essential elements of a sunglasses. Unibody in composition, the Nike Wing contains a rubber strap made of silicon that goes around the head. This does not lead to the sunglasses sticking to the face of the athletes.

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