Has anyone out there had money taken from their bank account for Olympic tickets yet?
Seems everyone’s waiting to see if they’ll be plunged into the red in the unlikely event all ticket requests come through. And we’re still waiting to see if our cunning breeze through social media chat about tickets was a reliable indicator of the most and least popular events. A sport-by-sport breakdown of figures on ticket requests should be released by LOCOG in June.
Track Cycling, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Triathlon, Modern Pentathlon, Equestrian (cross-country) and both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies are the first sell-out events from the initial public application process. This means these events will go to ballot – ensuring the fairest possible ticket distribution – along with the majority of the sessions in Swimming and Tennis.
No wonder the whole process is taking longer than expected.
If you have been successful with any tickets, payment will be taken by 10 June. You’ll find out exactly what tickets you’ve got by 24 June.
Test Event tickets should start to go on sale this month.
Olympics coverage sponsored by adidas and Stella McCartney, who have combined their talents to produce a range of sports and leisure clothing inspired by Team GB. Find out more here.