Firstbeat Named Finalist for Top International Sports Technology Award

Feb 11 2016 in News

Firstbeat’s popular Sports Monitor for teams has been shortlisted for the 2016 Sports Technology Awards in the category of Best Technology for Managers and Coaches.

This prestigious international event celebrates the vital role that technology plays in sports. As finalists, candidates for these awards are recognized to be among the most exciting and innovative organizations in sports globally.

The decision was made by an expert panel of judges comprised of leading international figures from sport and technology. The panel included sports brands, sponsors, academics, Olympians, World Cup winners, governing bodies, and innovative technologists.

Firstbeat Professional Sports Manager Veli-Pekka Kurunmäki commented: “We are really excited to be shortlisted for this award. We have put a tremendous amount of work into this product and are really proud what we have put together. The role of technology in sports has been growing rapidly and there are some amazing projects out there. To be recognized as one of the best is pretty special.”

The winners will be announced on April 15th at a ceremony held in London, England.