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Second Paralympic Games Ticket Lottery to Start January 15

Chicago Marathon athlete during the race. The name of this participant is Tatyana McFadden from Clarksville, MD
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The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has announced that applications for participation in the second lottery for sales of Paralympic Games tickets will be accepted from residents of Japan during the period of 15 – 29 January 2020.

A record 3.1 million tickets were requested during the first Paralympic Games ticket lottery. In view of the unprecedented demand, this second lottery represents their best chance to obtain tickets for the Paralympics Games.

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be the biggest and the most exciting ever. Over just 12 days, from the day following the Opening Ceremony on 25 August until 6 September, 22 sports and 539 events will be contested by a record 4,400 athletes.

Tickets for all sports are being offered at affordable prices, with the aim of encouraging people to attend with their family and friends. Seats at competitive events will be priced from just JPY 900 and will cost no more than JPY 7,000.

Residents of Japan must apply for tickets online via the Tokyo 2020 Official Ticket Website. All prices and the full schedule for all 539 medal events are available there.

Pre-registration via the TOKYO 2020 ID portal is necessary to enter the lottery; this can be done at The lottery results will be announced on 18 February, with payments due by 2 March 2020.

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