London Mayor Boris Johnson and family members of British medal hopefuls were mong those who ,missed out on Olympic Games tickets for next year.
Johnson said he got nothing despite trying for “quite a
few” tickets – while another punter got £11,000-worth.
slightly cheesed off,” he said. “Slightly to my astonishment I haven’t succeeded but I
shall try again.”
from the bank for Olympic tickets! But only a quarter of what she
wanted! I hope my family get tickets to watch me!’
Those who applied for multiple events but only got allocated tickets to some of them have not yet been told which seats they have. Organisers have said they will confirm details by June 24.
London 2012 and Downing Street defended the ticketing system, in which wealthier fans applied for tickets worth several thousand pounds while poorer households could not afford the risk.