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Athletics Ireland announce new sponsorship deal with CX+ Sport


Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce CX+ Sport as the official apparel partner of Athletics Ireland. The new partnership will sees CX+ Sport 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 & Field Championships taking place in Bydgoszcz, Poland later this week. 

Speaking on the announcement John Foley Athletics Ireland CEO 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 on board as a new sponsor for Athletics Ireland. I am excited to see both our Junior/U23 and Senior athletes perform in the new CX+ Sport kit at the upcoming international track & field championships this summer.” 

David Minto, Commercial Manager for CX+ Sport said “This is 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 MacGuinness, 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 performance CX+ Sport kit worn by the Irish International athletes at the upcoming World Track & Field Championships taking place in London next month. 

Information on CX+ Sport

CX+ SPORT, a subsidiary of Horseware Ireland, is an Irish sportswear company offering advanced technology and performance enhancing garments.

With over 30 years’ experience designing for elite equestrian athletes and horses globally with high performance clothing for international and Olympic events, Horseware Ireland has diversified into the international sportswear market with its company CX+ SPORT. With a focus on design and technology, CX+ SPORT delivers these qualities to produce high quality technical garments to elite athletes. The company, based in Dundalk, secured the coveted contract for Dundalk FC which has proven phenomenally successful as part of their European campaign last year. The company currently provides team kit and leisure wear to over 300 clubs including within several league of Ireland, Irish League clubs, rugby clubs, GAA and Basketball.

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