The record 2.1 million surpasses the previous record of 1.8 million tickets sold for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. Over 600,000 tickets have been purchased in the last month alone, with more tickets still available.
Seb Coe, Chair of the London 2012 Organising Committee, said: ‘We are absolutely delighted with how the British public has responded so far to tickets for the Paralympic Games.’
Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee said: ‘To have sold the most ever tickets for a Paralympic Games three weeks before the Opening Ceremony shows the insatiable appetite the public has for top class elite sport.
‘So far London has delivered a quite spectacular Olympic Games which has further whetted the appetite of the public ahead of the Paralympics’
So far, 2.5 million Paralympic tickets have been put on sale in total and the remaining tickets are available now, with more tickets available online next week.
Tickets still available include those for sports at ExCeL such as Wheelchair Fencing, Sitting Volleyball, Boccia and Powerlifting. These tickets include a £10 ExCeL Day Pass, giving you the opportunity to see up to five sports on the same day. Tickets for the Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies in the higher price brackets also remain.
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