Gorleston golden girl Jessica-Jane bags new phone through sponsorship deal

PARALYMPIAN swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate has picked up some technological fans after bagging sponsorship from an award winning phone company.

The teen was today (Friday) presented with a new Samsung Galaxy smartphone from Great Yarmouth based retailer Digital Phone Company (DPC).

Jessica-Jane scooped gold in a 200m freestyle race at the Paralympics, setting a new record, and since then has been in demand across the county to show off her glittering medal and meet home grown fans.

DPC, based in Southgates Road, have now thrown their weight behind the sporting hero by sponosring her and are helping her keep in touch with friends, family and fans by handing her the new state of the art phone.

Richard King, sales director at DPC, said: 'We are delighted to be able to support Jessica-Jane. Sponsorship is a key element in allowing athletes to pursue their sporting careers.

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'Often gaining on-going sponsorship following big sporting events can become difficult but as a local award winning company we see the importance in continued support and investment in local talent to uphold future success.'

Jessica-Jane was thrilled to receive her new phone.

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