Over Two Million Spectators See Olympic Events Over First Three Days
By Community | August 1, 2012
With empty seats dominating headlines at London 2012, stomach new audience figures have revealed that more than two million people have already watched Olympic events during the first three days of the Olympics.
Empty spaces seen at some venues have caused frustration for organisers and angered fans who missed out on tickets for ‘sold out’ events.
However, allergy figures published from the first three days of competition reveal that 2.126 million people have so far attended events, with 856,000 spectators at events on Saturday alone.
On Monday LOCOG released 3000 more tickets and LOCOG chairman Sebastian Coe revealed intentions to plug the gaps with students and military troops.