International services company Sodexo has received a catering contract for the Glasgow 2018 European Rowing Championships and European Triathlon Championships at Strathclyde Country Park in Scotland.

As part of the deal, the company will offer nutritionally-balanced meals made from Scottish ingredients to athletes, team officials, technical officials, volunteers, Championships Family and spectators.

During the championship, the services firm expects to serve more than 10,000 meals to teams and members of staff, and will also offer catering services for the general public.

“Thanks to our wealth of experience we have both the knowledge and infrastructure to deliver the highest-quality service.”

Sodexo sports and leisure account manager David Forbes said: “We are delighted to be the chosen caterer for the European Rowing Championships and European Triathlon Championships.

“Thanks to our wealth of experience we have both the knowledge and infrastructure to deliver the highest-quality service to locals and visitors to Strathclyde Country Park.

“Many of the team who will be working on the Glasgow 2018 European Championships also participated in our work with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, putting us in a prime position to deliver an outstanding service.”

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In addition, Sodexo plans to offer employment opportunities locally by recruiting around 50 additional staff to support the championships.

Glasgow 2018 European Championships is a sporting event to be held from 2 August to 11 August this year.

The championships will see participation from 160 triathletes and 600 rowers from across Europe.