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Paralympic Equestrian Tickets Go on Sale in HK
    2008-08-27 23:09:32     Xinhua

The tickets for the Paralympic equestrian events, which will run from Sept. 7 to 11 at the Sha Tin venue in Hong Kong, will be on sale from Aug. 29 at China Travel Service's four offices and the agent's website, the Equestrian Company announced Wednesday.

Speaking at a press conference, Equestrian Company Chief Executive Officer Lam Woon-kwong said there will be nine competition sessions for the events.

"For each session, 2,600 tickets will be put up for sale at 39 HK dollars each, while 2,400 are required to be reserved for educational purposes," he said.

Tickets will be available for sale from 9 a.m. at the China Travel Service Head Office in Sheung Wan and its branch offices in Wan Chai, Mong Kok and Sha Tin on a first-come-first-served basis.

Tickets can also be booked through the agent's website from 11 a.m.. Website purchasers can redeem tickets at the agent's customs service center in Mong Kok, Lam said.

Each applicant may select a maximum of six tickets per ceremony session and 15 tickets per match for every transaction. Ticket purchasers need to submit a completed record sheet upon ticket purchase, said Lam.

Meanwhile, people can also purchase tickets to other Paralympic games, which will take place in Beijing and Qingdao from Sept. 6 to 17.

 
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