HAMPDEN Sports Clinic have been confirmed as official physiotherapy providers for the European Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2019 which comes to Glasgow next month.  

During the European Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2019, Hampden Sports Clinic will be on-site at the Emirates Arena to treat all competing athletes with any physiotherapy and sports massage needs.

Alan Scott, Head of Physiotherapy at Hampden Sports Clinic, said:We are delighted to support this event and provide a vital contribution to help the athletes and be a part of the legacy which they will leave behind, Our unrelenting and supportive physiotherapy and medical team share our ambitions and are fully committed to helping to provide optimum performance for the athletes and making the championships a success.”

Hampden Sports Clinic is home to a team of dedicated doctors, physiotherapists, sports scientists, masseurs for sports massage, podiatrists and biomechanists who all work with the elite sportsmen and women who represent their country in a vast range of disciplines. Hampden Sports Clinic also welcomes people of all ages (from 8 – 80) by developing a programme for them that supports their goals or aids their recovery. With access to a free hydrotherapy pool and world-class rehab gym facilities while following their programme, Hampden Sports Clinic is a fantastic resource in the city of Glasgow.

Billy Garrett, Director of Sport and Events at Glasgow Life and Co-Chair of the Glasgow 2019 Steering Committee, said: “I am delighted that Hampden Sports Clinic have come on board as official physiotherapy providers for the Championships. The service they provide is second-to-none and they will be an outstanding addition during event time as we can be assured all competing athletes are in a safe pair of hands.

“With less than three weeks to go, I am really looking forward to welcoming all competing athletes and their families, coaching teams, Championships officials, volunteers and of course the fantastic athletics crowds to Glasgow.”

Some of the world’s leading athletes will descend on Glasgow’s Emirates Arena between 1-3 March as the Championships return to the iconic city for the first time since 1990. There will be 650 athletes from more than 45 nations setting their sights on glory.

Cherry Alexander MBE, Major Events Director at British Athletics and Sport Director for Glasgow 2019, said: “It’s great to have Hampden Sports Clinic on board as official physiotherapy partner, this is a vital function in a competition such as this and it’s brilliant to know that this role is being filled by experienced individuals.”

The city of Glasgow welcomes the return of the Championship as it continues to build its reputation as a truly world class sporting city. The competition will be the second major European event held in Glasgow within twelve months after a hugely successful inaugural European Championships in August 2018. Glasgow continues to receive global recognition for this reputation with a coveted top five ranking as a sporting destination.

Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland’s Director of Events, said: “I’m delighted Hampden Sports Clinic have joined the list of official providers supporting next month’s European Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2019. They will play a pivotal role in the Championships success by supporting the athletes as they strive to be crowned European Indoor Champions.

“The excitement is well and truly building for the European Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2019 and with three days of fantastic athletics action taking place at the Emirates Arena next month, the event promises to be another great major sporting event for Glasgow and Scotland.”

The Emirates Arena, built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, has a capacity of 5000 and is one of the largest indoor sports venues in Europe hosting a diverse range of sporting events throughout the year.

The European Athletics Indoor Championship Glasgow 2019 is guaranteed to give the Scottish crowd unmissable entertainment. The full competition schedule is now live on www.glasgow2019athletics.com with tickets selling out fast, make sure you grab yours for your favourite event.