Supporting Local Talent
In August 2017 we took our first step in supporting local athletes by sponsoring Naomi Ogbeta, an Olympic triple jump hopeful.
Naomi, daughter of Mathias Ogbeta (our product owner and lead developer of DataSwitch), has been competing in athletics since she was 12. We have been following her career for several years in which time shes has won; gold at the British Championships, silver at the Manchester International Event and bronze at the Junior European Championships.
It was in a conversation with Mathias that we realised we had an opportunity to support Naomi financially and provide equipment and clothing. Naomi is a full time student at Manchester University where she is studying Politics and Quantitative Methods and has to self fund the cost of her athletics training. Nick McGrane, our M.D wanted to help: