Double Olympic champion Rebecca Addlington is excited about the upcoming European Championships

PUBLISHED: 10:18 23 March 2016 | UPDATED: 10:18 23 March 2016


The European Aquatics Championships coming to the London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in May is absolutely amazing.

It’s a great competition and anyone who missed out on tickets to the Games in 2012 should want to come and experience what the park is like when there is a fantastic competition on.

All my family went to the Olympics in 2012 and loved it and the European Championships will be the biggest event at the London Aquatics Centre since then.

It’s a truly amazing venue and a great place for the whole family. There isn’t just swimming at the championships, you can see diving and synchronised swimming too.

There’s also so much to explore at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – there’s something for everyone. Make a day of it!

It’s been a while since London hosted the European Championships and the British team is doing so well at the minute.

I absolutely love the London Aquatics Centre. Obviously it holds special memories for me but even as a spectator now, it’s just such an impressive venue.

To have major championships here, where I know the crowd is going to be brilliant, where I know the swimming, diving and synchronised swimming is going to be brilliant and where I know the facilities are going to be brilliant, what more could you ask for?

Buy tickets for the European Aquatics Championships – the biggest event to be held at the London Aquatics Centre since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games – from May 9-22

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