Jamaican Olympic bronze medallist gets sponsorship deal from Sunshine snacks

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Kingston, Jamaica: Sunshine snacks has offered a sponsorship deal to the 24-year-old Olympic 4x400m bronze medallist – Candice McLeod. This sponsorship deal will provide Mcleod with funds that will bear her training expenses, also supplying her with healthy Sun Mix fruits and nuts. 

This sponsorship deal has been provided with the motive to help her excel in upcoming events including, World Championships, which will take place in Oregon next summer.

On receiving the sponsorship deal, the 24-year-old Jamaican athlete expressed her gratitude and thanked Sunshine Snacks’ for providing her support in her training. She cited, “This motivates me a lot as I gear up for my 2022 season. It is an honour to have – “Sunshine Snacks” on board as I have always enjoyed Sun Mix & even took some along with me to Tokyo. For the upcoming season, look out for a ray of sunshine every time I am on track”. 

The Jamaican athlete has represented the island country at the recent Tokyo Olympic Games, where she marked her personal best time – 49.51s to make into women’s 400m final. Mcleod was also part of the quartet that secured a bronze medal in the 4x400m event. This was the first time when she represented Jamaica in Tokyo Olympics 2020. 

While the Brand Manager for Sunshine Snacks – Shantell Hill-Afonso, highlighted the reason behind choosing to fund Mcleod, stating that, “We are extremely proud of our athletes‘ achievements in – Tokyo, & we wanted to pledge our – support in a meaningful way. Candice was the perfect choice as we’ve seen videos of her consuming Sun Mix”. 

The Brand Manager further noted that the organisation feels glad to assist Mcleod on her journey as the athlete prepares for the Oregon world championship. “Apart from our financial pledge, she will also have our delicious Sun Mix snacks in her gym bag,” Hill-Afonso added.