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London 2012 ticket resale plans confirmed

12-15-2011 09:01 BJT

LONDON, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed details of its ticket resale process for Olympic and Paralympic ticket holders here on Wednesday.

Those who have bought tickets directly from LOCOG before 6 January 2012 will be able to resell their tickets via from 6 January 2012 until 3 February 2012. There will then be further opportunities to resell from Spring 2012.

The resale process will allow those who are no longer able to attend or no longer want their tickets to sell them to other sports fans and help ensure that venues are full at Games time.

Those who purchased tickets from LOCOG and wish to resell them will be able to choose which tickets they wish to resell via their ticketing account on

"I'm convinced that most people will want to hold on to their tickets, " LOCOG CEO Paul Deighton said.

"But we are pleased to offer this resale programme which will give those who wish to use it, an opportunity to securely sell their tickets to others who wish to go to the Games or purchase more tickets and help us to achieve our aim of having full venues."

Remaining tickets for the Olympic Football Tournament and the Paralympic Games are currently on sale until 6 February 2012 when the seat allocation process will begin.

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: Xinhua

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