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All sports competitions will take place within the city. Football competitions will be hosted by Rio de Janeiro and other partner cities.

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  • Beach Volleyball Arena

    Beach Volleyball

    The spiritual home of beach volleyball in Rio, Copacabana beach will provide one of the most iconic locations during the Rio 2016 Games.

  • Brasília National Stadium

    Football

    The Brasília National Stadium in Brasília is located approximately 1.5 hours by air from Rio. It is listed as a world heritage site, featuring over 100 buildings designed by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. Originally built in 1974, the Brasília National Stadium will be fully renovated to meet all technical requirements for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, providing an excellent venue for Olympic Football.

    Legacy: The Brasília National Stadium is regularly used for national and international football competitions, concerts and other major events. The stadium renovations to be undertaken for the 2014 FIFA World Cup will provide much needed improvements to one of Brazil’s most important stadiums, and will enable the residents of the national capital to share the Olympic spirit in 2016.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 76,000
     

  • Deodoro Aquatics Centre

    Modern Pentathlon

    The Deodoro Aquatics Centre, inside the Deodoro Olympic Park, will host the swimming section of the modern pentathlon. The sport’s other events will take place at the Youth Arena (fencing) and the Deodoro Stadium (equestrian and combined event). The venues are about 300 metres apart, allowing for easy movement between them. Seating capacity: 2,000

  • Deodoro Stadium

    Modern Pentathlon Rugby Football 7-a-side

    During the Olympic Games, Deodoro Stadium will host rugby sevens' Olympic debut as well as the riding and combined sections of the modern pentathlon. Part of the Deodoro Olympic Park, the venue will then stage 7-a-side football during the Paralympic Games.

     

     

     

     

  • Flamengo Park

    Athletics Road Cycling Athletics Para-cycling Road

    Flamengo Park is close to Sugarloaf Mountain and stretches along the shores of Guanabara Bay, providing a dramatic backdrop for the Olympic race walk and road cycling, plus the para-cycling (road) and Paralympic marathon.

  • Fonte Nova Stadium

    Football

    Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador is located in 2.5 hour flight from Rio. Brazil’s original capital, the city is rich in culture and history, and is a major international touristic destination. Originally constructed in 1951, the venue will be completely refurbished for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Legacy: Once upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Fonte Nova Stadium will become the premier Football stadium in the north of the country. Two major Brazilian clubs, Bahia and Vitoria, will benefit significantly from the improved facilities. The wider region, host to a significant number of major cultural events, will also benefit from the venue upgrade.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 60,000

     

  • Fort Copacabana

    Marathon Swimming Road Cycling Triathlon Paratriathlon

    The calm waters sheltered by the headland of Fort Copacabana will provide the course for the Olympic open water swimming events and the swimming sections of the triathlon and para-triathlon competitions. The triathlon cycling and running courses will stretch along the waterfront, while the Olympic road cycling time trials will also be staged in this location.

  • J. Havelange Olympic Stadium

    Athletics Athletics

    Constructed for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the stadium's capacity will be temporarily increased from 45,000 to 60,000 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will stage the athletics track and field competitions.


  • Lagoa Stadium

    Canoe Sprint Rowing Paracanoe Rowing

    Lagoa Stadium, at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, is located in the heart of the city with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, Tijuca National Forest and Christ the Redeemer. The traditional home of rowing in Rio, Lagoa will stage the Olympic and Paralympic rowing events, plus the Olympic canoe sprint competitions and paracanoe races. Seating capacity: 14,000

  • Live Sites

    The Live Sites have the proposal of making Rio 2016 an event without boundaries, taking the Olympic experience to all people, mainly to the youth of Brazil and the entire world. They are open spaces located in public areas in different cities and are used to promote the sports’ party through the exhibition of films and preparation of events and activities to all ages.
    The idea is to reach 15 cities, at least two in each continent. The combination of breakthrough broadcasting technology with interactive activities makes the Olympic Games a global celebration, live, wherever you are. 

  • Marina da Glória

    Sailing Sailing

    Close to the city centre and Flamengo Park, with Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains providing picturesque backdrops, Marina da Glória promises to be a spectacular venue for the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events. Seating capacity: 10,000

     

  • Mineirão Stadium

    Football

    Built in 1965, and regularly used for major international and national football competitions, it will be fully restored to meet all technical requirements for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is located in an important area of the city, with the adjacent Pampulha Lake and surrounding monuments which were conceived by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer providing a wonderful backdrop for Olympic competition. The venue is also in close proximity to major hotels and accessible by freeways and major arterial roads.

    Legacy: The restoration of the venue will leave an important asset for the city of Belo Horizonte, as the stadium is home of two important Football clubs and hosts the Brazilian national team for major international competitions. The renovation of the stadium is also closely linked to the restoration of the Pampulha area with its important heritage monuments.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 74,000

     

     

  • Olympic Equestrian Centre

    Equestrian Eventing Equestrian Jumping Equestrian Dressage Equestrian

    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the Olympic Equestrian Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will be refurbished and expanded for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will host all the equestrian competitions. Seating capacity: cross country - 20,000; dressage - 14,000; jumping - 14,000.

  • Olympic Golf Course

    Golf

    The Olympic Golf Course will be just north of Marapendi Lake in the Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood, approximately 5km from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. After the Games, it will become a public course with the aim of promoting golf in Brazil and South America. Crowd capacity: 25,000

  • Olympic Hockey Centre

    Hockey

    Deodoro is home to the Brazilian national hockey team and staged the sport's competitions during the 2007 Pan-American Games. The new centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will leave a legacy of improved facilities for the sport. Seating capacity: 10,000 (Centre 1); 5,000 (Centre 2).
     

  • Olympic Shooting Centre

    Shooting Shooting

    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games and already used as an elite training facility, the Olympic Shooting Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – will require minimal modifications for the Rio 2016 Games. Seating capacity varies between the different events/ranges, the largest being the pistols finals hall (2,000) and shotgun finals range (2,000)

  • Sambódromo

    Archery Athletics Archery

    Sambódromo, the legendary home of the Rio Carnival parade, has already undergone a major renovation ahead of the Rio 2016 Games, when it will stage the start and finish of the Olympic marathon, along with the Olympic and Paralympic archery events. Seating capacity: 20,000 (marathon); 6,200 (archery).

     


  • São Paulo Stadium

    Football

     

     

  • Youth Arena

    Basketball Modern Pentathlon Wheelchair Fencing

    The Youth Arena – inside the Deodoro Olympic Park – will host some of the basketball matches and the fencing section of modern pentathlon during the Olympic Games. When the Paralympic Games get underway, the venue will stage the wheelchair fencing events. Seating capacity: 5,000

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 1

    Basketball Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Rugby

    Carioca Arena 1 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host basketball, then wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 16,000.

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 2

    Freestyle Wrestling Greco-Roman Wrestling Judo Boccia

    Carioca Arena 2 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host judo and wrestling, then boccia during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 10,000.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 3

    Fencing Taekwondo Judo

    Carioca Arena 3 will be located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host fencing and taekwondo, then judo during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC). Seating capacity: 10,000.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Future Arena

    Handball Goalball

    Future Arena will host handball during the Olympic Games and goalball during the Paralympic Games. Thanks to the use of ‘nomadic architecture’ the venue will leave a valuable social legacy. After the Games, it will be taken down and its parts will be used in the constrcution of four public schools.

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre

    Diving Synchronised Swimming

    Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre was constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games and will be used for diving and synchronised swimming at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The venue is owned by Rio's city government and managed by the Brazilian Olympic Committee. After the Games, it will be integrated into the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), as well as being used for top-level competitions. Seating capacity: 5,300

     

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Olympic Aquatics Stadium

    Swimming Water Polo Swimming

    The Olympic Aquatics Stadium will be in the heart of Barra Olympic Park, 10 minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. It will host swimming and water polo during the Olympic Games and swimming during the Paralympic Games.

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Olympic Tennis Centre

    Tennis Football 5-a-side Wheelchair Tennis

    The Olympic Tennis Centre will leave a strong legacy for the sport in Brazil, becoming part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC) after the Games and providing a top-level venue for major tennis events in the future. As well as hosting the Olympic tennis competiton in 2016, the venue will host wheelchair tennis and five-a-side football during the Paralympic Games. Seating capacity: 10,000 (centre court), 5,000 (court 1), 3,000 (court 2), 250 (courts 3-9)

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Arena

    Artistic Gymnastics Gymnastics (Trampoline) Rhythmic Gymnastics Wheelchair Basketball

    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, Rio Olympic Arena was designed for Olympic gymnastics and will host all three diciplines in 2016: artistic, rhythmic and trampoline. During the Paralympic Games it will host wheelchair basketball. It is Rio’s largest indoor arena and is used extensively for major sports events, concerts and cultural activities. Seating capacity: 12,000

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Velodrome

    Track Cycling Para-cycling track

    Rio Olympic Velodrome will host the track cycling events during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Afterwards, it will become an integral part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), leaving an important legacy for the sport in Brazil. Seating capacity: 5,800.

  • Maracanã

    Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre

    Water Polo

    Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre is within the Maracanã complex and was renovated for the 2007 Pan-American Games. It will stage part of the water polo tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Seating capacity: 3,000.

  • Maracanã

    Maracanã

    Football

    The iconic Maracanã, one of the most famous stadiums in the world, will stage the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies, plus the decisive stages of both the men's and women's Olympic football tournaments. Originally constructed for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the Maracanã was upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Seating capacity: 78,600

  • Maracanã

    Maracanãzinho

    Volleyball

    Maracanãzinho (or ‘Little Maracanã’) is the traditional home of volleyball in Brazil. Sitting alongside the legendary Maracanã stadium, it was extensively renovated for the 2007 Pan-American Games and will stage the volleyball tournament during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Seating capacity: 11,800

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 2

    Weightlifting Powerlifting

    Riocentro Pavilion 2 will stage weightlifting during the Olympic Games and powerlifting during the Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 3

    Table Tennis Table Tennis

    Riocentro Pavilion 3 will stage table tennis during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 4

    Badminton

    Riocentro Pavilion 4 will stage the badminton competitions during the Olympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 6,500.

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 6

    Boxing Sitting Volleyball

    Riocentro Pavilion 6 will stage the boxing events during the Olympic Games and the sitting volleyball during the Paralympic Games. The city’s main exhibition and convention centre, Riocentro is next to the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Barra Olympic Park. Seating capacity: 9,000.

     

  • X-Park

    Mountain Bike Track

    Mountain Bike

    The Mountain Bike Track will be located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. Approximately 6000m long, the course will feature climbs and drops while ensuring that competitors go past the spectator areas more than once during races.

  • X-Park

    Olympic BMX Centre

    BMX Cycling

    The Olympic BMX Centre will be located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. A permanent BMX track, between 300m and 400m long, will be constructed. Seating capacity (Olympic Games): 7,500

     

  • X-Park

    Whitewater Stadium

    Canoe Slalom

    The Whitewater Stadium will be located within the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park and will host the canoe slalom events. A permanent 280m long course will leave a legacy for the sport in Brazil. Seating capacity: 8,000