Adlington Becomes Glasglow 2014 Ambassador

By Community | September 17, 2012

Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington has been announced as an ambassador for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Adlington said: “It’s a privilege to be involved as an ambassador for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and I’m thrilled to be able to voice my support to the next major sporting event coming to the UK.

“The huge success of London 2012 will only increase the excitement and interest towards the Games and I can’t wait to be part of the journey to 2014.”

She will be involved held in event in Glasgow on Thursday at which the official Games mascot will be launched.

Lord Smith, chairman of Glasgow 2014, said: “Rebecca is Great Britain’s greatest ever swimmer and she is such a well-known personality across the sporting spectrum.

“Alongside Sir Chris, Rebecca will promote the Games and help ensure as many people as possible make the most of Scotland’s largest ever sporting and cultural event.”{jcomments on}