Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce that CX+ Sport is its new official apparel partner.
The new partnership will see the Dundalk-based company supply Athletics Ireland with a full selection of team wear, including performance apparel for all international competitions.
CX+ Sport will also supply training kit and leisurewear for medal ceremonies, travelling and public appearances.
The new CX+ Sport kit will be worn for the first time by Irish athletes at the European U23 Track and Field Championships which take place in Bydgoszcz, Poland later this week.
Speaking on the announcement, John Foley, CEO of Athletics Ireland said: “Athletics Ireland is delighted to be working with CX+ Sport, one of Ireland’s new sports brands.
“We are very proud to be working with an Irish brand and look forward to working with the team at CX+ Sport. This sponsorship deal represents an exciting time for both Athletics Ireland and CX+ Sport.”
Georgina Drumm, President of Athletics Ireland also revealed her delight at the announcement of the new sponsorship deal.
“Being from Dundalk, I am thrilled that a local business has come onboard as a new sponsor for Athletics Ireland,” she said.
“I am excited to see both our Junior/U23 and Senior athletes perform in the new CX+ Sport kit at the upcoming international track and field championships this summer.”
David Minto, Commercial Manager for CX+ Sport said: “It’s an amazing honour for our relatively new brand to be providing kit to the Irish athletics team.
“It was always the long term plan for the brand to be represented internationally and this is a major milestone following our unprecedented growth in the last two years.“We are incredibly excited about this partnership and look forward to continued success in the future both on and off the track.”
Tom McGuinness, CEO and founder of Horseware Ireland and CX+ Sport said: “Having provided equestrian apparel for riders and horses for over 20 years, we are delighted to be able to use our knowledge of fabric technology to produce a world class range for athletics.
“CX+ Sport has grown out of demand from the market for great products and a superior service, which we have delivered in the equestrian market for over 30 years.”
More information will be announced in due course including the unveiling of the CX+ Sport kit that will be worn by the Irish International athletes at the upcoming World Track and Field Championships taking place in London next month.