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Megan Belt earns SportsAid funding

Wednesday 27th April 2016

Women

Kent spinner Megan Belt is one of 60 athletes to receive funding from Sport England’s Backing the Best scheme.

The 18-year-old Broadstairs bowler won the Canterbury Christ Church University Bowler of the Year award in 2015 and was selected for England Women Development Programme at Under-19 level, are among

She will be eligible for annual awards of up to £5,000, contributing to essential costs such as travel, accommodation, kit and support by coaches and physios.

Backing The Best will commit £5.5 million of National Lottery funding over four years to up to 200 athletes.

Belt is one of 13 players in the Kent squad that begins their season with trips to Somerset and Sussex this Bank Holiday Weekend.

Canterbury Christ Church University is the proud major sponsor of Kent Women's Cricket