43,000 Olympic Tickets On Sale

8 June 2012, 11:34

More tickets for some of the most popular events at the Olympic Games have gone on sale.

Thousands of tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as for athletics, swimming, boxing, table tennis, volleyball and football at Wembley Stadium, went online on the official London 2012 website at 11am.

Prices range from £20 to £720 across the 96 available sessions, while tickets for the two ceremonies start at £995.

LOCOG commercial director Chris Townsend said:

"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 1 million tickets in the last four weeks, prioritising people who were unsuccessful last time around."