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Ticket prices for the Olympic Games in London during 2012 have been announced - including prices for the archery events at Lord's.
The Home of Cricket will host the archery events during the summer Games in a little over 18 months time.
Ticket prices for the archery at Lord's will range from £20-£65, during the preliminary events; up to £30-£95 for the best seats at the Final.
Archery is also elligible for London 2012's 'special prices' tickets, where young people aged 16-years-old or younger will pay their age for a ticket - i.e. an eight-year-old would pay £8; a 15-year-old would pay £15.
Special prices will only be available for the preliminary archery events at Lord's, not the Final.
Tickets for most sports at the London 2012 Olympic Games will go on sale in March 2011. Those interested can register their details on the London 2012 website (opens in a new window).
Olympic archery at Lord’s
Lord’s will host the Olympic archery event in 2012 as part of the London Olympics.
In September this year Westminster City Council granted the Home of Cricket planning permission to stage the 2012 archery at Lord’s. The Olympic Archery event is provisionally scheduled to run from 27 July - 3 August in 2012.
Temporary seating for up to 5,000 spectators will be erected on the outfield to enable to best view possible of events, which involve 128 competitors shooting for four Olympic gold medals.
Great Britain, China and India competed in the MCC cup at Lord’s in 2007, exhibiting the ground as an archery venue for the first time.
Many of the Great Britain teams expected to be selected for the Games won medals at the recent Commonwealth Games in India.