facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

Group: Refund Olympic diving tickets

Aug. 8, 2012 at 12:07 PM   |   Comments

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Britain's Trading Standards Institute said spectators who paid large sums to watch Olympic diving and found their seats had obstructed views should be refunded.

The institute, a professional association for trading standards professionals, said many spectators paid between $289 and $461 to watch diving at the Olympic Park's Aquatics Center, but they arrived to find their seats had no view of the diving board or the big screens, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday.

The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games previously said it would refund ticket holders from the $78 section who had restricted views of the diving boards, but a LOCOG representative told The Daily Telegraph spectators from the more expensive seats should follow the complaints procedure on the London 2012 Web site.

The Trading Standards Institute said the tickets should be refunded as the unclear views constitute a "breach of condition" of the tickets' sales.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Washington soldier claims Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen worker spiked his drink
2
New Mexico woman allegedly pulls gun on Comcast worker over cable fees
3
Woman with 'Skywalker' as her middle name has passport rejected
4
See It: 5-year-old girl begs baby brother not to grow up
5
California restaurant places ban on crying children
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback