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100,000 tickets on sale for IAAF Championships in Stratford

PUBLISHED: 07:00 29 November 2016

Jessica Ennis celebrates her Olympic heptathlon gold medal win at the London 2012 Games. Photo: EMPICS

Jessica Ennis celebrates her Olympic heptathlon gold medal win at the London 2012 Games. Photo: EMPICS

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Do you want to see some of the biggest names in athletics competing? You’re in luck as tickets are back on sale today for the IAAF World Championships from 10am.

Great Britain's Mo Farah winnng the Men's 5000m Final at the London 2012 Olympics Picture: Martin Rickett/PA ArchiveGreat Britain's Mo Farah winnng the Men's 5000m Final at the London 2012 Olympics Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Archive

London 2017 Limited released more than 100,000 tickets on a first-come first-served basis for the world athletics competition that is taking place in August 2017 at the London Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this week.

The tickets are officially on sale for all sessions, including the men’s 100m Final, 200m Final, relay finals and the 10,000m final to name a few of the events taking place at the stadium, in Stratford.

Niels de Vos, championships director, said: “We are delighted to release the remaining tickets for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 to general sale.

“More than half a million tickets have already been sold for the championships but we’re determined to make it a complete sell-out.

“We’ve already sold more than any previous championships and we know we can recreate those amazing moments from London 2012 once more.

“This is a great opportunity to experience a packed stadium and some amazing sport, and we’re thrilled with the response so far.”

All price tickets are available including £20 tickets, a limited number of £9.58 tickets for children, as well package and hospitality offers, which include dining options, celebrity guest speakers and a premium seat on the home straight for the price of £145 to £195.

The championships take place from August, 4 to August, 13, 2017.

Visit london2017athletics.com/ to book tickets or for more information on the games.


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