Audio visual staging company to sponsor England at Games

26th July 2010

Blitz is to become one of the sponsors of the England team at this year's Commonwealth Games in Delhi, it has been announced.

It is the first time that the audio visual staging company, which recently signed a five-year agreement to provide support to Excel's in-house audio visual services team, has sponsored an England team.

Munir Samji, chairman and chief executive officer of Blitz, said everyone at the company was very excited about the sponsorship.

"Of course, we have always done our bit supporting trade events and charities, but to be involved with an England team is special," he added.

"England came second overall in the last Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006 with 110 medals, of which 36 were gold, and we wish them every success in Delhi."

The games will take place in the Indian capital from October 3rd-14th and will feature a range of sports, including archery, badminton, cycling, gymnastics, netball, rugby 7s, tennis and wrestling.