Sunday, April 17, 2011

London 2012 Olympic Tickets: The Facts


WHAT CAN I WATCH?












There are 26 Olympic sports but 39 disciplines in total. There will be 302 medal events and 649 sessions of sport to watch.

HOW MANY TICKETS WILL BE SOLD?
A higher-than-expected 8.8million.

HOW MUCH WILL THEY COST?
The price will vary according to the event. Each event will have different ticket prices, ranging from £20 to £725. 
Organisers say 90 per cent will cost £100 or less, two-thirds will be £50 or less and 30 per cent £20 or less.
There will also be 11 free ticket sessions for sports such as triathlon, the marathon, race walking, road cycling and sailing.

ARE THERE SPECIAL OFFERS?
Yes, for around 220 sessions and 1.3 million tickets.
Children 16 and under on July 27 2012 will pay their age. 
Those 60 and older on the same date will play a flat £16.
This offer will not include tickets for any final but will cover every sport. 
Wheelchair prices include a companion seat. 
Children will also be able to go along thanks to a ticket share scheme. 50,000 tickets have gone to the London Mayor, 50,000 to the Government and 25,000 to sporting bodies.
The Mayor's tickets will go to children in London, the Government's to secondary schools around the UK.

WHEN DO TICKETS GO ON SALE?
March 2011.

WHERE DO I FIND OUT MORE?
Register online at www.tickets.london2012.com


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1320831/London-2012-Tickets-opening-ceremony-cost-2-012.html#ixzz1JqXw2Ib4
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