denlp96 asked in SportsOlympics · 4 years ago

Has anyone else noticed the vast expanses of empty seats at the Rio Olympics?

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  • Kyle
    Lv 7
    4 years ago
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    it's mainly just family and friends at the olympics. i doubt a lot of locals are there. i don't know how much tickets cost for certain venues. and some sports are popular than others.

    when Phelps and Ledecky were swimming, they had full seats. and same for soccer.

  • Lee
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Yes I have and it's not much of surprise, Brazil is a very poor country and a lot of people from other parts of the world did not want to come there just for the Olympics and I don't blame them

  • ?
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    Minimal interest, which is felt financially in every facet of Rio's entertainment industry -- but the Paralympics is in deep financial straits....less than 10 percent of the tickets for all events have been sold.

  • 4 years ago

    Apparently there was a huge ticketing SNAFU. As I understand it the Rio Olympic committee was supposed to buy up blocks of tickets from the IOC, and then resell them as walk-up tickets for locals. However ROC ran out of money to buy said tickets, so the tickets went unsold.

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  • 4 years ago

    There almost always are at any ilympics except for the most popular event finals.

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