London 2012 release more tickets for diving test event at the Aquatics Centre

Tuesday, 17 January 2012
By Tom Degun

tom daley_17-01-12January 17 - London 2012 have announced that tickets for the diving test event next month, which will feature the likes of Britain's teenage Olympic gold medal hope Tom Daley (pictured), have now gone back on sale to the public.

The event, titled FINA Visa Diving World Cup, will take place from February 20 until 26 at the iconic Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park and it will be the last opportunity for athletes to qualify for individual and synchronised diving at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Tickets cost between £10-£30 ($16-$46/€12-€36) for full price tickets and £5-£15 ($8-$23/€6-€18) for young people and seniors.

London 2012 put out more tickets after confirming the seating plan and Debbie Jevans, the director of sport at London 2012, said she is happy to be able to put more seats on sale.

"We are delighted to be able to offer additional seats for what is an important test event for us," she said.

"The FINA Visa Diving World Cup will be a top class event and we have worked hard to enable more people to have the opportunity to watch world-class sport in the Olympic Park."

Tickets went on sale for the event this morning at 10am and are available here.

As a sponsor of London 2012, Visa (debit, credit, prepaid) is the only card accepted for online ticket sales for London Prepares series events.

The London Prepares series is made up of 42 elite competitions in London 2012 venues to test vital areas of the Olympic and Paralympic operations focused on the field of play, results, scoring and timing and workforce.

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