Quechua, Nabaiji and Kalenji are the three “passion brands” that have been honored with this year's Innovation Awards Decathlon (IAD). The eight Decathlon brands that had been selected to present their innovative products included Artengo, B'Twin, Domyos, Fouganza, Kalenji, Nabaiji, Quechua and Wed'ze. The award ceremony was followed online by Decathlon employees and customers around the world. The ceremony is broadcast live on the web in 11 languages. Decathlon received 7,190 votes, namely three times as much as last year, the company said.

Quechua has won the top prize for its Air Seconds mattress, which features a special valve that is said to multiply air flow by 10 times. This innovative valve enables the mattress to be inflated faster than usual. The mattress is sold for €39.99.

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