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Sochi Games have sold nearly 925K tickets

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Organizers say that 924,802 tickets have been sold so far for the Sochi Games.

Officials for the Sochi Organizing Committee announced ticket figures on Tuesday. Dmitry Perlin, the head of Sochi's ticketing department, says 70-75 percent of the tickets sold have gone to Russians while Japan and Germany sold out their quotas.

Ticket prices start at just under $15 and go all the way up to nearly $1,500 for the best seats at the opening ceremony. Perlin says the average cost of a ticket for the Sochi Games is about $115.

Some were concerned that fears of terrorism, the expense of traveling to the resort town on the Black Sea and Russian bureaucracy would turn foreign fans away.

But Perlin says "sales are significantly above our expectations."

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