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Ticket resale scheme launched for IAAF World Championships London 2017

The organisers for both the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the World Para Athletics Championships have launched a ticket resale process to ensure tickets for the most popular sessions remain available to genuine fans of the sport.

With a number of stadium sessions now unavailable, anyone wishing to resell tickets for genuine reasons can do so to other fans of the sport through the website.

The resale process will launch at 10.00am on 6 March 2017, with buyers able to mark their ‘purchased’ tickets as available for sale once more within their official ticket account. With tickets not yet in circulation, only resales through the official ticket website will be guaranteed as genuine.

“Ticket sales for both championships have proved a huge success with a number of sessions massively over-subscribed and with that comes a responsibility towards genuine sports fans,” said championships director Niels de Vos.

“Launching the resale platform ensures that people with genuine reasons for resale have a chance to realise the face value of their ticket by selling to another fan. The robust and fan-friendly ticketing service offers resellers and buyers security that no other platform can offer.”

Tickets for both championships, including those offered by purchasers for resale, will be available to purchase at 10.00am on 8 March 2017. Tickets were first put on sale via ballot in August 2016 seeing overwhelming demand with more than a million tickets requested. Over the past few weeks, tickets have been off sale while being allocated specific stadium seats.

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