Sports Aid Athlete Jonty Barron gets sponsorship from Comet electrical store, Edinburgh

Edinburgh athlete Jonty (Jonathan) Barron, aged 18, from Lasswade near Edinburgh, received a cheque for £1,000 from the Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird Comet store as part of the electrical specialist’s partnership with sports charity SportsAid – helping the sports stars of tomorrow, today!

Jonty is pictured with Comet’s Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird store manager John Taylor.

Today, Comet presented aspiring shooting star Jonty Barron with a £1,000 cheque to support his training. As part of Comet’s charity partnership with SportsAid, the electrical specialist will back 20 young talented sports people around the UK with training grants, giving them a vital boost during the defining early years of their sporting careers.

Already competing at a national level, Jonty was recently Top Junior performer in the Scottish Squad at the 2011 Scotland vs New Zealand match. Jonty will put the funding towards his training so he can reach a higher performance level and work towards the ultimate goal – representing Great Britain in an international tournament.

Picture from:  Colin Hattersley Photography
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