Games organisers are offering refunds on tickets for the Synchronised
Swimming after it emerged that, because so few swimmers are taking
part, some sessions will last for less than an hour, and views may
Head of Ticketing for the Commonwealth Games, says that by taking
this approach they're being honest with visitors to the Games.
BBC Radio, he said "We could quite easily have let people turn
up for the session, a shorter session because of the entries, and
some of the views are restricted but no worse than the Olympics
or any other major sports event.
the Commonwealth Games wants to offer the 'Friendly Games' and a
quality experience, we felt it was only fair to make people aware
that the seats were perhaps not as good as they would have expected
and therefore we've either offered them half price for the session
or their money back."
been sent to ticket holders offering them the chance to return their
tickets or accept them at half price.