This week marks the 500 days to go milestone as we head towards the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, and also signals the start of the next phase of the ticketing campaign.

The early stage of ticket sales for the Games has been incredibly successful, breaking previous records and easily exceeding the target figures set by Games organisers. So far 3.25 million packages have been sold, which is a quarter of a million above what was hoped for, and is being described by organisers as the largest number of tickets ever sold in France.

“With 3.25 million tickets sold in less than three weeks, the level of interest has been phenomenal, both in France and abroad,” Paris 2024 President, Tony Estanguet, said.

“For all those who have not yet secured their ticket, there is still a chance to do so, starting on 15 March, when we will open the registration period for the sale of individual tickets.”

From today a new phase begins, allowing fans to purchase single tickets. This phase will include all sports, including canoe sprint, canoe slalom and kayak cross, as well as tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies. The tickets will only be accessible via a draw.

Fans have five weeks to register, from today (March 15) through to 6pm CET on April 20. You can register via the Games ticketing website

ICF canoe slalom committee chair, Jean-Michel Prono, urged fans to get in early to avoid disappointment.

“We know there will be a lot of interest from the home fans for the slalom and kayak cross events, so tickets are going to go quickly,” Prono said.

“Plus there will be the excitement of a new event, kayak cross, which is sure to attract a whole new audience. The venue is fantastic and will guarantee a wonderful atmosphere.

“We would hate people to miss out on this opportunity, so register soon.”

ICF canoe sprint committee chair, Toshi Furuya, said people are hungry to get back to the Olympics after being forced to miss Tokyo, so the drive for tickets will be strong.

“We know fans from all over the world are eagerly awaiting the chance to cheer on their canoe sprint athletes in Paris, but they need to act fast to grab those tickets,” Furuya said.

“We have some new events in Paris, and are expecting lots of new athletes from new countries, which will underline the global strength of our sport. Because of this we know there will be a vibrant and energetic crowd.

“It’s very easy to register for tickets. Don’t miss the chance to be part of what will really be an incredible event.”

The link to register is here

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