Tickets for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru have been put on sale to the general public as of yesterday (Monday).

Tickets for sporting competitions being held between July 24 and August 11, as well as for the opening and closing ceremonies are now available for sale on the Lima 2019 website and at 10 authorised vendors around Peru’s capital city.

Fans will also be able to pick up passes for the multi-sport event at every competition venue throughout the Games. Teleticket and Ticketmaster, the two ticketing partners of the Pan American Games, are supporting the process.

Prices for preliminary competition rounds will start at 20 Soles ($6/£4.74/€5.36), with finals starting at 30 Soles, and with 50 per cent discounts for under-18s, seniors and people with a disability.

Tickets for the Parapan American Games, which go on sale on June 24, will start from 10 Soles. Every Lima 2019 sporting venue and facility is fully accessible and offers accessible seat tickets, and all wheelchair seats will also have an adjacent companion seat available for sale.

Lima 2019 president Carlos Neuhaus said: “Lima 2019 is extremely proud to reach the ticket launch milestone for this historic Pan American Games. We would like to thank our volunteers, ambassadors and community members for embracing these Games with such enthusiasm and pride.

“We‘ve already seen tremendous excitement building as test events for judo, Para-powerlifting, athletics, volleyball, and equestrian have been held at our new venues, and we anticipate high demand for Games tickets.

“We invite fans from every corner of Peru and beyond to come see the greatest 6,680 athletes of the Americas compete in Lima and to make some unforgettable memories at the continent’s greatest sporting celebration.”

The Lima 2019 Pan American Games will gather 6,680 athletes from 41 countries and delegations from the Americas. The Games will include 39 sports and 61 disciplines, in which athletes will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals. 22 disciplines will be qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Image: Lima 2019