Paralympic programme and ticket prices for the 2012 Games announced

With a year to go till the start of the London 2012 Paralympics the sports programme and ticket prices have today been announced.

It comes ahead of tickets for the Paralympics going on sale between next month.

The Paralympics are the world’s second largest sporting event and the schedule contains full details of the 11 days of competition, including the times and venues for over 300 sessions across 20 sports in 20 venues.

LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe said: By applying for tickets, people can enjoy the unique passion, drama and emotion of the Paralympic Games and see sport like never before. With the competition schedule, we want to give the public a chance to a think about which tickets they would like to apply for and start planning their Games. The superstars of Paralympic sport are coming to the UK next year and no one should miss out on the action.’

Tickets will go on sale on 9 September, the day after London 2012 hosts International Paralympic Day in London’s Trafalgar Square. The closing date for bying tickets is September 26

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