A record number of broadcasters and coverage has been confirmed for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships, which is due to start on Monday (July 13), it has been claimed.
A total of 16 broadcasters from eight countries will show highlights and live coverage on television and online, while 122 journalists, non-rights holders and photographers will also attend the Championships in Glasgow.
New Zealand's Attitude Pictures, Spain's Grada1, Japan's SkyPerfect TV, Germany's SportDeutschland.TV and Great Britain's Channel 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and US Paralympics have all confirmed live coverage direct from the Tollcross International Swimming Centre of an event expected to feature 580 swimmers from 70 countries.
American TV network NBC, Italy's Rai Sport, Spain's RTVE, Germany's ARD, ZDF and news distribution network SID, Brazilian broadcaster Empresa Brasileira de Comunicacao, Japan's NHK and Scottish STV Greater Glasgow will feature news and highlights.
Footage will be distributed through Eurovision's News Exchange Programme, e-player, Omnisport and the European Broadcast Union's Worldlink, whilst clips will be available on request through IPC Swimming.
A number of National Paralympic Committees will also distribute footage depending on race results, as the national rights holders.
IPC Swimming will show live coverage of the whole of competition, which is due to last until July 19, at www.Glasgow2015.com, which will not be available in Great Britain and Germany because of rights agreements.
Tickets for the Championships are still available by clicking here.
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