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Local hero: Scottish swimmer Ross Murdoch with mascot Bonnie the seal

STRATHMORE water has been named Official Partner of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

Swimmer and Glasgow 2018 sporting ambassador Ross Murdoch joined the championships’ mascot Bonnie the seal to launch the partnership.

Murdoch said: “It’s great to see the European Swimming Championships as part of a new, multi-sport event that is being co-hosted by Berlin and Glasgow.”

AG Barr commercial director Jonathan Kemp added: “We’re incredibly proud of the work Strathmore does to encourage people to take part in sport as part of its Do More campaign.”

Glasgow 2018 will take place over 11 days next August, bringing together existing European Championships events which include aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon, with a new team golf championship.