Information on Tickets for the Equestrian Events of the 2008 Olympic Games
RELEASE: January 30, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Malina Gueorguiev
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) is frequently being approached with questions on tickets for members of the public interested in attending the equestrian events of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad taking place in Hong Kong from August 9-21, 2008.
Please be informed that the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) is responsible for the allocation of over seven million tickets for the 2008 Olympic Games, including those for the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events to National Olympic Committees (NOCs) worldwide.
Nationals residing outside the territory of People's Republic of China (except Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Macao Special Administrative Region and Taiwan Province) should buy the Olympic tickets, including those of the equestrian events through the NOCs of the countries or territories they come from or the official ticket sales agents appointed by their respective NOCs. Please find below the links to the BOCOG official ticketing website and the relevant information of the NOCs and their official ticket sales agents:www.tickets.beijing2008.cn/?lang=en-cn http://media.tickets.beijing2008.cn/en-cn/img/static/docs/GSANOC2008.pdf
If there is a demand for additional equestrian tickets in your country, requests should be made to BOCOG through the respective NOC as soon as possible. As advised by BOCOG, the deadline for application for additional equestrian tickets has tentatively been set for the end of January 2008.
For any further enquiries regarding the overseas ticketing arrangements for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, including the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Events, please contact your respective NOC, its official ticketing agent or the subject officer from BOCOG ticketing center as follows:
Name: Ms. Dong Yan
Post title: Project Manager, BOCOG Ticketing Centre
Tel: (+8610) 6669 9378