Tickets for the disciplines of climbing and freestyle were sold out the same day they went on sale for the next Olympic Games in Paris 2024. Behind them were, by levels of acceptance: fencing, judo, breaking and track cycling , which put up the SOLD OUT sign a few days after starting this long-awaited procedure.
The 2024 Paris Olympic Games have so far sold 3.3 million tickets and record numbers are expected to be broken, as announced by the organization of the Olympic event through a statement published this Friday.
More than 60% of the tickets have been purchased in France and the rest have been purchased by users from 158 different countries. 45% of buyers are women, while 44% of season tickets have been purchased by people under 35 years of age.
Other disciplines such as football, athletics, rugby 7, basketball and volleyball have also experienced growth in the number of tickets sold compared to previous editions.
The organizers of the event, on the occasion of the 500 days until the start of the five rings joust, will open the second registration phase on March 15 to purchase individual tickets for all sports, the opening and closing ceremonies and the finals .
Of the ten million tickets that will go on sale, one million will be sold at 24 euros and will give access to the athletics events at the Stade de France, archery at Les Invalides and equestrian events at Versailles.
The budget of the organizing committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will increase by 10%, that is, up to 4.4 billion euros. Following an executive committee meeting, organizers agreed to review the budget, which should be ready by the December 12 board meeting.
Last December, Paris 2024 closed the last draft of its budget, estimated at 3,900 million euros. The organization tightened its belt to achieve savings of 300 million euros, relying on changes or suppressions of venues, with decisions such as the elimination of Toulouse as the venue for soccer tournaments. In addition, the Organizing Committee managed to get the IOC to contribute an extra 71 million euros.
The event will coincide with the centenary of the last Olympic Games that the city organized in 1924, after having also done so in 1900.