It’s only more than a year from now that The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will officially start; but it already generates great excitement among general public with 3.22 million ticket sold during the 1st phase of sales.
Japan already prepared to host this precious event with the most recent announcement for additional ticket lottery and new venues opening. Among 3.22 million tickets were purchased by the general public in Japan, over 90 per cent of those who were awarded tickets through the first phase lottery made a purchase, which indicate of the growing passion for the Olympic Games throughout the country.
As for those who were not awarded, they will have chance to take part in an additional lottery in August to grab a wide range of tickets across the Olympic Games. If you are not in luck, there will be another general sales phase opens in the autumn.
Untill now, there was a total of 7,508,868 people signed up for Tokyo 2020 ID registrations during the ticket application period which is the first required step before entering the ticket lottery. Meanwhile, there has been more than 24,250,000 visitors viewed the official ticketing website.
As for the preparation, Japan has been demonstrated that the preparations for the Olympic Games are on track with the latest inauguration of the Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre which is built by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The centre will be the home of kayak and canoe slalom during the Olympic Games, and will be opened to the public for canoeing and rafting after the Games. The construction of other Games venues will also continue as scheduled and believe to be finished on time.
Japanese organisers also confirmed that the Olympic Stadium which will be home to football and athletic competitions, as well as the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, is now 90 per cent complete and due to be finished on time by November.