Irish Throwers Get Welcome Boost from New Sponsor PROSPORTEUROPE.COM
Athletics Ireland has revealed that Irish Throwers will receive a welcome boost from a new sponsorship agreement with Polanik –ProSportEurope.com.
Ireland has had a rich history in throwing particular in the Hammer from Olympic Gold Medallist, Pat O’Callaghan right through to World Track and Field Finalist, Eileen O’Keeffe who retired this year. The support received from prosporteurope.com will help the next generation of throwers such as Junior Record Holders Killian Barry and Cara Kennedy to fulfil their potential on the International stage.
National Throws Coordinator David Sweeney said “The support received from ProSportEurope.com will assist in coach education with athletes already benefiting from Discus clinics hosted by Vesteinn Hafsteinsson (coach to Olympic Champion Discus thrower Gerd Kanter) in October”. The funding will also support athletes in the newly named Polanik Throws Squad through the provision of throwing equipment, funding for competitions or training and provision of throwing equipment.
Brian Price of prosporteurope.com commented “We are very excited about the future prospects in the Junior age groups in Ireland and strongly believe that the future looks very bright for Irish throwing. We are also delighted to announce that 5% of all on-line sales on our website will go towards the future funding of the development of Throws in Ireland”
Prosporteurope.com are sole Irish agents for ‘Polanik’, the world renowned Polish company that supply top class athletic equipment for Javelins, Discus, Hammer, Shot Put, Sprints, Hurdles, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump and Pole Vault as well as general athletics track equipment.