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75 percent of Olympics tickets bought by Brits

05-14-2012 09:08 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

LONDON, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Seb Coe, the chairman of London Olympic Games organising committee, said that 75 percent of available tickets for the Olympics have gone to British fans.

Coe told the BBC that as a sports fan himself, he "accepts" that some people have been left "disappointed" after their applications for tickets to this summer's Olympic Games failed.

He said there has "never been a ticket in the history of sports tickets" that has provoked "such an extraordinary demand."

The chairman also said he felt the committee were fulfilling their mains aims: to have full venues, affordable tickets and to hit revenue targets.

 

Editor:Wang Lingfei |Source: Xinhua

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