Olympic Tickets on sale Friday

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Russell Moore

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Thirty-thousand table tennis tickets are among those on sale as contingency tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games. This Friday at 11am a fresh sale will be made for those not successful in their bids before.
  • 900,000 Olympic Games contingency tickets on sale from 11am on 11 May 2012
  • Reflects promise made in 2011 to prioritise unsuccessful applicants from previous round.
  • Olympic Park tickets will be on sale at £10 for adults and £5 for young people and seniors

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed the details for the sale of contingency tickets for the Olympic Games.  Reflecting the promise made by LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe and CEO Paul Deighton last year, tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis exclusively to the one million or so people who applied in previous rounds of Olympic ticket sales and were not successful in securing a ticket.  Tickets will go on sale at www.tickets.london2012.com

To see list of contingency tickets going on sale and a timeline of ticket sales to date click here

First priority will be given to the 20,000 people who were unsuccessful in the initial Olympic ballot application and then again unsuccessful when they applied in the second chance sales due to the high demand.  These 20,000 people would have received a notification on 26 June 2011 that their second chance sales application was unsuccessful.   They will be given 31 hours exclusive access to the tickets.

The 1 million people who applied in the initial ballot but were unsuccessful will then have an exclusive 5 day sales period.

All customers will be limited to applying for one session and a maximum of 4 tickets.

Those eligible for the sales will be contacted directly via email by LOCOG today.

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