Triathlete in the money

Brighton-based athlete receives donation

Paul Winter, from Brighton, is celebrating after receiving a £500 donation from the MARS Refuel Drink Fund.

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Paul began training for triathlon in 2007, going onto win local events in the same year and quickly becoming the UK number one ranked male in the 50-54 year old category. Since then Paul has gone from strength to strength, and has now been invited to join the British Team.

Paul added: “I have devoted my time completely to the sport, giving up my full time job to train and compete.

“The kind donation will pay for equipment such as a wheel set for my bike, as these can be very expensive and I receive very little funding.”

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The MARS Refuel Drink Fund aims to help sports clubs and individuals to play sport for longer. Further information can be found at www.marsrefuel.com .