LOCOG confirms additional London 2012 tickets to go on sale

LOCOG has confirmed that further contingency tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games and six further sports will go on sale from Friday,  June 8 at 11am.

Tickets for athletics, swimming, football at Wembley, volleyball, table tennis and boxing sessions will go on sale at a range of prices. Tickets for the ceremonies start at £995. Tickets for the other sports range from £20 to £720 across 96 sessions. In total more than 43,000 contingency tickets will go on sale on Friday.

Tickets will go on sale at www.tickets.london2012.com and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

LOCOG has also confirmed that over eight million tickets have been sold across both Games. There are still approximately three million tickets remaining across both Games including Olympic Football, Paralympic and remaining contingency tickets.

LOCOG commercial director, Chris Townsend said: “With 50 days to go there are still plenty of ways to join in and be part of London 2012. We are at advance stages of venue planning and these represent the final release of Ceremonies and other sport tickets tickets.

“Over the next few weeks we will release further tickets for other Olympic sports and keep people informed when tickets are available. We are delighted with ticket sales to date, and have sold another one million tickets in the last four weeks, prioritising people who were unsuccessful last time around.”