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Friends and Family Information

USATF will have staff onsite during the Olympic Trials and in London to assist athletes’ friends and family with information on the purchase of tickets to the Olympic Games, as well as other information pertinent to your stay in London.

See below for further information on housing, ticketing procedures, the Friends & Family questionnaire and other pertinent information for your travel to the Olympic Games.

For all other inquiries, please contact either Kimberly Sims or Shayna Sangster.

Kimberly Sims – (317) 713-4668
Shayna Sangster – (317) 713-4667


To better assess the needs of friends and family traveling to London we have created the following survey. We ask that only supporters (spouse, parents, friends, etc.) directly connected to an Olympic hopeful complete the questionnaire.

Click here to begin the survey.


London Tour Packages with Ludus Tours

USATF's official tour and hospitality provider, Ludus Tours, features accommodations packages specifically tailored for USA Track & Field friends and families to join together to support Team USA in London at the 2012 Summer Games. Ludus Tours packages can be booked now and we recommend booking soon to get top preference and preferred rates.

If your trip to London is contingent upon a particular athlete's qualification, Ludus Tours is offering a refund policy for friends and family of the athletes: Packages will be refundable (minus a $200 administrative fee) for up to two days after the completion of the U.S. Olympic Trials (noon EST on July 3, 2012). The athlete's name must be stated upon booking in order to be eligible for the refund.

For more information:, (619) 202-0065 or see

Ludus also has Track Fan packages for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.


Athletes will receive two complimentary tickets for each day the athlete competes. Tickets for each session will be distributed as the athlete progresses through the rounds. If the athlete does not make the finals, they will not receive tickets for that session.

In addition to the complimentary tickets the London Local Organizing Committee and the International Olympic Committee will have two additional tickets available for purchase by the athlete. The same distribution system will apply. This program will be running during Games time and will be facilitated thru the USOC via USATF.

In total, competing athletes will have the opportunity to secure four (4) tickets for each session in which they compete (two complimentary and two for purchase).

NOTE: If an athlete wishes to have their personal coach in the stadium during competition, the personal coach must either purchase his/her own ticket OR the athlete may use one of their allotted tickets for the personal coach.

CoSport – CoSport is the only authorized Olympic Games ticket seller in the US. Visit and create an account so that you can receive updates on ticket sales, hospitality packages, accommodations, ground transportation and other helpful information to help you support your athlete at the Games.

CoSport is currently showing track & field (Athletics) tickets as sold out. However, additional tickets may become available, so please continue to check the website.


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Please visit the following websites for more information on all things Olympic Games and London. – The Official London Guide – Official London 2012 website – Official website of the Olympic Movement  - International travel information on the United Kingdom - General information on United Kingdom - Transport for London – official website of the London transportation system (tube, DLR, tram, river, bus and cycling) - Get Ahead of the Games transportation website

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