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OPUS are delight to be sponsoring Matthew Davison in the forth coming, ITU AG world triathlon championship in Mexico.
OPUS sponsors talented athlete
OPUS are delight to be sponsoring Matthew Davison in the forth coming, ITU AG world triathlon championship in Mexico.

Matthew Davison, 20, flew out to Mexico on the 14th September to represent his country in his second ITU age group championships, in only his third season of competition.

In his first championship in Chicago last year, Matthew finished sixth in his age group, less than a minute behind the American champion.

He is sponsored by OPUS Building Services, whose Managing Director Gavin Richardson is himself a triathlete who has competed for his country at international level.

 “Since last year, Matthew has really ramped up and refined his training, helped by his move to train with Sunderland ASC under coach Danny Thompson. His eyes have been opened to performance training and he has a real hope this year with his increased performance and focused training,” said Gavin.

“I have known Matthew since he started in triathlon and as a competitor myself, he is getting better year on year and has a real opportunity in Mexico. We’re delighted to be sponsoring him and wish him the very best for the world championship,” he added.

After recovering from training injuries early in the season, Matthew, from Ashbrooke, has had a successful run of results, winning many local triathlete competitions including Northumberland, Ripon, Bamburgh and Whitley Bay.

“On the national stage, Matthew has taken gold at the National Championship and bronze at British Championship, proving his credibility as a significant contender,” added Gavin.

“I work part-time at a coffee shop, but wouldn’t be able to put the hours of training in I need to without the continued help from OPUS – I can’t thank them enough,” said Matthew.