The Brazilian fans bought 240.000 Olympic tickets in one day

11:26 - 22 Oct, 2015

The tickets of Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are already on sale for the Brazilians. On the first day 240.000 tickets were sold out. In the first hour of the sale fans bought 120.000 tickets online. Mostly the tickets of football, basketball, volleyball, athletics, handball, as well as opening and closing ceremonies’ tickets were sold out.

The website had technical problems because of the commotion caused by the ticket sale. The buyers had to do the same transaction several times. Some succeeded some did not. The mentioned sports tickets were sold out in a few minutes. The organizers don’t exclude that the tickets again will go on online sale next weeks. In total, the Games Committee is going to sell about 2 million tickets online.

The XXXI Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5 to 21 August, 2016. The South America will host the Olympic Games for the first time.


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