Glasgow to host IPC 2015 Swimming European Championships

Tollcross International Swimming Centre is being upgraded for the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Glasgow has been chosen to host the International Paralympic Committee's 2015 Swimming European Championships.

The event will take place at the newly upgraded Tollcross venue.

"Glasgow will provide everything we need for a highly successful Swimming European Championships," said IPC chief executive officer Xavier Gonzalez.

Council depute leader Archie Graham said the announcement reaffirms Glasgow's position as a "centre for excellence in world swimming".

Tollcross International Swimming Centre will also be used during Glasgow's hosting of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.