Last remaining tickets to go on sale tomorrow

July 31, 2017
Great Britain's Jessica Ennis celebrates after the Women's Heptathlon 200m at the Olympic Stadium, London.

Organisers of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 have announced the latest sales figure for tickets with more than 660,000 sold for the championships, which are set to start on Friday.

The championships, taking place from August 4-13, will also kick off with a bumper opening weekend with a quarter of a million spectators set to flock to the London Stadium over the Friday, Saturday and Sunday sessions.

Yet, in spite of the huge demand for the opening night and both evenings of Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, organisers will this week issue the last remaining small batch of tickets for all 14 stadium sessions recouped from changes in stadium requirements.

This means fans can still catch Jessica Ennis-Hill receiving her reallocated 2011 world heptathlon gold during Session 5 on August 6, the same night fellow Brit Katarina Johnson-Thompson goes for glory in the 2017 event.

 

SPECIAL NIGHT

 

"It is going to be a special night for me and I am honoured that the IAAF and the organisers of the London World Championships have offered me the chance to receive my medal in front of the British fans," Ennis-Hill said.

"The London Stadium is where I won Olympic gold in 2012 and I never thought I would be back in the stadium receiving another gold. I have fond memories of the podium in 2012 and I am looking forward to creating some more next month."

The final ticket release also marks the final opportunity to secure tickets to see Usain Bolt - whose 100m world record inspired 80,000 children's sales with his £9.58-priced ticket - take to the blocks in the 100m for the last time during Session 3 on 5 August.

All 14 stadium sessions, including the sold out opening night featuring Mo Farah on August 4, will return on sale for those eager to catch the biggest sports event in the world in 2017 taking place in London.

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