Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European champion Max Whitlock MBE, has been named as an official ambassador for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event that brings together some of the continent’s leading sports.
Max was confirmed as a Glasgow 2018 sporting ambassador at a One Year to Go celebration event at the SEC. He was joined by Bonnie the seal, who was unveiled as the friendly new face of Glasgow 2018.
Glasgow 2018, which brings together the existing European Championships for Aquatics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rowing and Triathlon along with a new Golf team championships, will be a new highlight on the global sporting calendar and the biggest sporting event hosted in Scotland since the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Fans can buy tickets for 84 thrilling sessions of sport starting at just £10 for adults and £5 for under-16s and over 60s. Tickets for all events can be purchased from www.glasgow2018.com/tickets and will be sold on a first come first served basis, with fans encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment.
Max said: “I’m really excited about Glasgow 2018 – it is always great to compete at a multi-sport event and I have always loved it here in Glasgow. The crowd is always amazing and give you that extra lift. It can make such a difference to your performance out there on the podium.
“I witnessed that first-hand during the 2014 Commonwealth Games and again at the World Championships the following year. So I have no doubt that Glasgow 2018 will be a huge success. I’d just urge fans to get their tickets quickly to avoid disappointment.”