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Rebecca Adlington backs LONDON 2016

Adlington-London-2016-1… ” the perfect family day out ” …

Hosted at the iconic London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 9-22 May, the Championships return to the capital for the first time since 1938

In two month’s time the iconic London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host its biggest event since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The London 2016 LEN European Aquatics Championships will feature Team GB’s medal hopefuls for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and will be the last chance to see the likes of Tom Daley, Adam Peaty and Jazmin Carlin compete before they go.

Backed by double Olympic champion and new mum Rebecca Adlington as the perfect family day out, the event will be bringing the legacy of 2012 back to London. With over 900 of the continent’s best swimmers, divers and synchronised swimmers all battling for champion status, it is an extravaganza not to be missed.

There are 33 sessions across the two weeks of the European Aquatics Championships including four unique combined morning sessions of synchronised swimming and diving from May 10-13. These sessions are perfect for families with the London Aquatics Centre in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and pass out system in place to allow for exploring.

Whether it’s scaling the ArcelorMittal Orbit, discovering the adventure parks or even looking across at the other world-class sporting venues on the Park, there’s plenty of fun filled family times to be had during these four sessions.

Speaking about the Championships Rebecca, who won two Olympic bronze medals at the London Aquatics Centre in 2012, said: “Being a new mum, I appreciate even more how tremendous events in our capital like this are. The Championships will represent all that was great about the Games in 2012 and will be a fantastic chance for young and old viewers to cheer and celebrate our top athletes. Having the facilities of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park along with the brilliant range of competition makes for a fantastic family day out.”

Tickets for the Championships represent good value with two-thirds priced at £30 or under while there are also special prices for children and families. Combine morning and afternoon and a
fternoon and evening sessions for a full day of aquatics fun from May 9-13 and save 15% off.

Tom Chambers, CEO of the London 2016 LEN European Aquatics Championships, added: “We are all very excited that the Championships will be taking place at the iconic London Aquatics Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in May and are delighted to welcome Europe’s best swimmers, divers and synchronised swimmers for what is a fantastic year for aquatics.”  

Make sure you book your tickets to the European Aquatics Championships by going here: http://euroaquatics2016.london

For more information please contact:

Kirstyn.MacRandal@speedcomms.com   

Tel: (0)20 7842 3269