Athletics Ireland announce new sponsorship deal with Joma Sport


Athletics Ireland is delighted to announce Joma Sport as the Official Performance and Sportswear Partner of Athletics Ireland. The new partnership which will come into effect on January 1st 2020, will see Joma Sport supply Athletics Ireland with a full selection of teamwear, including performance apparel for all international competitions. Joma Sport will also supply training kit and leisurewear for medal ceremonies, travelling and public appearances.

The new Bespoke Joma Sport kit which will be designed and revealed in January will be worn for the first time by Irish athletes at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in China on March 13th.

Speaking on the announcement, Athletics Ireland CEO Hamish Adams said “Athletics Ireland is delighted to be working with Joma Sport, a brand that already has a long-established tradition of working with other European and International athletic associations. This 3 year sponsorship deal represents an exciting opportunity for both Athletics Ireland and Joma Sport to deliver great value, both to the national team athletes, and the wider running community in Ireland.”

Georgina Drumm, President of Athletics Ireland also revealed her delight at the announcement of the new sponsorship deal “Through their long-standing partnership with the Spanish Athletics Federation as well as many other countries worldwide including Wales and Scotland, they have shown a real quality in the development of performance sportswear, and I’m sure our Irish athletes will be excited about the new designs. I look forward to seeing our athletes perform in the new Bespoke Joma Sport kit at the World Indoor Championships in March of next year.”

Susanne McNamara, Brand Manager for Joma Sport in Ireland said “Athletics in Ireland continues to go from strength to strength and it is great to see so many young athletes continue to succeed on the international stage. We at Joma Sport are delighted to partner with Athletics Ireland and athletics in Ireland as a whole."

Gema Blanco, Export Director for Joma Sport in Spain said. “We look forward to supporting the international athletes, as well as providing benefits to clubs, schools and other athletics programmes run throughout the country.”

More information will be announced in due course including the unveiling of the new Bespoke performance Joma Sport kit worn by the Irish International athletes at the upcoming World Indoor Championships on March 13th.

Information on Joma Sport

Joma Sport is a 100% Spanish company dedicated to design, manufacture and sales of sports clothing, footwear and equipment worldwide. Joma Sport is the most important Spanish Brand, with the highest sales volume around the world and within the top ten sports brands worldwide.

It was founded by Fructuoso López in 1965 and is now present in the market in over 100 countries. It also has eight offices in Portugal, Mexico, Panama, Brazil, United States, Italy, China, Germany and the UK.

Since its inception, Joma is linked to various sports such as soccer, futsal, tennis, handball, running, volleyball and athletics. Joma currently sponsors a number of Athletics Associations including Spain, Belarus, Slovania and Scotland. Furthermore it supplies to further countries including Romania, Malta, Andorra, Georgia, Serbia, Tunisia and Morocco.

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