TOLLCROSS GEARS UP FOR BIGGEST WEEKEND SINCE GLASGOW 2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Tollcross International Swimming Centre is set for its biggest weekend of sporting action since playing a starring role in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

 With 45 gold medals up for grabs over Saturday and Sunday and children under 16 being given free entry (conditions apply), Tollcross is set for an action-packed final weekend at the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships.

The heats start at 10am on both Saturday and Sunday with the finals taking place at 6pm. And two of the biggest stars of the event so far, Glasgow boy Andy Mullen and Edinburgh’s Scot Quinn, are urging the home crowd to turn out and help make the final weekend one to remember.

 Tollcross has been transformed into a world-class competition venue for the event, with underwater cameras, specialist timing systems and a temporary seating block which has increase the venue’s capacity to 3,500 spectators, all currently in place.

 Around 600 swimmers from 68 nations will compete over the course of the week, with a global television audience watching at home.

Tickets for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships are available from the venue and www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Glasgow2015 and start from as little as £10 for the heats and £15 for the finals with children under 16 going free (8 free Junior tickets per each full paying Adult). Day and weekend passes are also available.

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