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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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  • 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
     

  • Copacabana Stadium

    Beach Volleyball

    Traditional stage of beach volleyball competitions, the Copacabana Beach, one of the most popular postcards of the city, will provide a special atmosphere for athletes and spectators.

    The stadium will be temporarily built to serve the beach volleyball competitions.

    Legacy: In a broader sense, the community engagement opportunity at this venue is significant and will reinforce a major event site for outdoor sports and a recreational destination aligned to the healthy lifestyle for which Rio is famous.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: beach volley

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines:  -

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 12,000
     

  • Deodoro Arena

    Basketball Modern Pentathlon Wheelchair Fencing

    Deodoro Arena will be a new arena, located in the heart of the Deodoro Cluster, within 300m of the Vila Militar Rain Station and within walking distance of the other five sports within the cluster. It will be the venue for basketball, modern pentathlon fencing and wheelchair fencing.

    Legacy: The Deodoro Arena will be built strategically for this region of the city, building on the legacy of the 2007 Pan American Games which has seen a significant increase in youth sport participation in the area. In addition, the venue will be integrated into the Deodoro facilities of the Olympic Training Centre.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: basketball and modern pentathlon (fencing)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: wheelchair fencing

    Current use: -

    Post-games use: Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 5,000

    Gross seating (Paralympic Games): 5,000
     

  • Flamengo Park

    Athletics Road Cycling Athletics Para-cycling Road

    Flamengo Park is located close to the famous Sugarloaf Mountain, and stretches along the shores of Botafogo and Guanabara Bays, providing a dramatic backdrop for these events. The courses for Cycling (Road) have been designed to ensure they are technically challenging and include the beaches and parks of the Copacabana area, where many thousands of spectators will enjoy the event.

    Legacy: The Flamengo Park venue will be fully temporary, but the Games will continue the tradition of Flamengo Park and the city’s southern zone in hosting major road events and engaging the local communities into sport and leisure activities.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Athletics (Race Walk) and Cycling (Road)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines:  Ahtletics (Marathon) and Cycling (Road)

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 3,800

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 3,800
     

  • 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

    Open water swimming Road Cycling Triathlon Paratriathlon

    The course of Marathon Swimming is located in calm waters sheltered by the headland of Fort Copacabana. This location is normally used for Triathlon International competitions. The courses of Cycling and Running stretches along the beach, ensuring a great exciting environment created by the thousands of spectators in the shore. Five thousand temporary seats facing the beach will be installed on the Atlantic Avenue, ensuring fantastic views of the entire course and its natural beauty.

    Legacy: -

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Aquatics (Marathon Swimming); Triathlon

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Paratriathlon

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 5,500

  • Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

    Canoe Sprint Rowing Paracanoe Rowing

    The venue is located in the heart of Rio with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, the Tijuca Forest and Christ the Redeemer statue at Corcovado. It is within ten minutes of the hotels and beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. A feature of the design will be the installation of a temporary pontoon with 10,000 seats, ensuring a great atmosphere in the finish zone.

    Legacy: As the traditional home of Rowing and Canoeing in Rio, the proposed venue upgrade will leave an important legacy, which will include accommodation for athlete training and renovated facilities including a new finish tower and boatshed. The local clubs and the National Rowing Confederation (CBR) will benefit significantly from such enhancements.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Rowing and Canoe (Flatwater)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines:  Rowing and Paracanoe

    Current use: Venue and commercial space; Rowing and Canoe

    Post-Games use: Venue and commercial space; Rowing and Canoe

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 14,000

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 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

    The venue is located near the city centre in Flamengo Park, with the picturesque backdrops of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado. An exciting feature is the incorporation of a temporary 10,000 seat stadium on Flamengo Beach, directly in front of the proposed gold medal course.

    Legacy: -

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Sailing

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines:  Sailing

    Current use: Marina

    Post-games use: Marina

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 10,000

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 5,000
     

  • 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

     

     

  • Modern Pentathlon Aquatics Centre

    Modern Pentathlon

    The Modern Pentathlon Aquatics Centre will host the swimming section of the modern pentathlon. The sport’s other events will take place at the Deodoro Arena (fencing) and the Modern Pentathlon Arena (equestrian and combined event).

    The venues are about 300 metres apart and this proximity will allow spectators and accredited Games clients to follow closely all the events.

    Legacy: the aquatics centre will be renovated and adapted and will continue to be used for athletes’ training, integrated with the other Olympic Training Centre venues.

    Olympic sports: modern pentathlon (swimming)

    Current use: training centre and venue for national and international competitions

    Gross seating capacity: 2,000 temporary seats 

  • National Equestrian Centre

    Equestrian Eventing Equestrian Jumping Equestrian dressage Equestrian

    The National Equestrian Centre is located in the Deodoro Cluster in close proximity to the National Shooting Centre. Constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games, it has been designed in accordance with the International Equestrian Federation standards for international competition. The area complex is approximately 1,000,000,00 m² and its facilities will be refurbished and expanded for Rio 2016™.

    Legacy: The venue will be fully integrated into the Deodoro facilities of the Olympic Training Centre, providing an important base for Equestrian in Brazil. It will also continue to be used for major competitions including the 2011 CISM World Military Games.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Equestrian

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Equestrian

    Current use: Olympic Training Centre and used daily by the Brazilian Army Equestrian School

    Post-games use: Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 20,000

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 14,000
     

  • National Shooting Centre

    Shooting Shooting

    The National Shooting Centre was constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games to International Federation standards, and will require minimal modifications for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The venue features permanent facilities for athletes and officials and fully equipped shooting ranges for all disciplines.

    Legacy: Already used as an elite training facility, the venue will be fully integrated into the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), providing a strong legacy for all shooting disciplines and an important facility for the development of Shooting in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Shooting

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Shooting

    Uso atual: Olympic Training Centre and daily used by the Brazilian Shooting Federation and training of the Brazilian Armed Forces, which provide continuous support to the operation and maintenance of the centre.

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 1,000 (Trap and Skeet qualifying); 2,000 (Trap and Skeet finals); 1,600 (Hall finals); 1.000 (10m Range); 750 (50m Range); 500 (25m Range)

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 1,600 (Hall finals); 1,000 (10m Range); 750 (50m Range); 500 (25m Range)
     

  • 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. Seating 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 will meet the International Hockey Federation's Olympic arena requirements.

    Legacy: one pitch will be retained for hockey as a part of the Olympic Training Centre

    Olympic sports/disciplines: hockey

    Current use: national and international hockey competitions

    Post-Games use: Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity: 10,000 (main court); 5,000 (secondary court)
     

  • Olympic Stadium

    Athletics Athletics

    The stadium was constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games and its capacity will be increased from 45,000 to 60,000 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Extensive urban improvements will be implemented around the stadium to facilitate operations.

    Legacy: the Olympic Stadium is owned by Rio's city government and will remain the premier athletics stadium in Brazil for major competitions. The stadium has a permanent tenant in Botafogo Football Club, ensuring full use and sustainability. The planned urban renewal projects are part of a combined long-term effort by the city and federal governments to revitalise the wider zone of Engenho de Dentro surrounding the venue.

    Olympic sports: athletics

    Paralympic sports: athletics

    Current use: football and athletics stadium, other major events

    Post-games use: football and athletics stadium, other major events

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 60,000
     

  • Rugby & Modern Pentathlon Arena

    Modern Pentathlon Rugby Football 7-a-side

    The Rugby and Modern Pentathlon Arena will use two venues as part of an operational complex during the period of the Games:

    • Fencing Area for modern pentathlon (Fencing), a permanent venue that will be built;

    • Equestrian and Combined Event Arena (Shooting and Running) for modern Pentathlon, a temporary venue.

    The temporary Equestrian and Combined Event Arena stadium will be constructed on the existing polo field, directly adjacent to the Olympic Fencing Arena, which will be built for the fencing competitions of the modern pentathlon. A feature of the venue will be the proximity of all venues to one another, allowing comfortable walking distances for spectators and accredited clients.

    Legacy: The Olympic Fencing Arena will continue to be used for Modern Pentathlon training, and will be fully integrated into the Olympic Training Centre.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: rugby and modern pentathlon

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: football 7-a-side

    Current use: -

    Post-Games use: Olympic Training Centre and Polo Court.

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 20,000
     

     

     

     

  • Sambódromo

    Archery Athletics Archery

    The famous Sambódromo, home of the annual Carnival parade and located close to the Maracanã Stadium, will undergo a major renovation for the Games. For Archery, both qualifying and finals rounds will be held here, and for the Marathon, 30,000 spectators will line the 600 meter straight, ensuring a wonderful atmosphere for the start and finish.

    Legacy: The renovation of the Sambódromo is an important legacy project for the City Government, in terms of restoring the venue itself and also the urban regeneration of the surrounding area. The Games project will provide the catalyst for the long term plan for this part of the city bringing immediate and significant benefits to the local communities.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Athletics (Marathon); Archery

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Archery

    Current use: Carnival and events

    Post-games use: Carnival and events

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 30,000 Athletics (Marathon); 6,000 Archery

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 4,200 Archery
     

  • São Paulo Stadium

    Football

     

     

  • Maracanã

    Julio de Lamare Aquatic Park

    Water Polo

    Julio de Lamare Aquatic Park is within the Maracanã Precinct which includes Maracanã Stadium and Maracanãzinho. An extensive renovation project was undertaken for the 2007 Pan American Games and the Maracanã Precinct will be completely transformed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: water polo

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: aquatics sports

    Post-games use: aquatics sports

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): TBD

  • Maracanã

    Maracanã Stadium

    Football

    The iconic Maracanã Stadium will be the venue for Olympic and Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies and Olympic Football. Originally constructed in 1950 for the FIFA World Cup, Maracanã and the surrounding precinct will be completely upgraded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, ensuring an outstanding venue for the 2016 Games. Planned improvements include the addition of large public plazas within the precinct and improved transport infrastructure.

    Legacy: The restoration of the Maracanã Stadium and surrounding precinct is an important project for the city of Rio, enhancing a world class major venue for the city, and accelerating the urban regeneration of this region, a major priority for the city.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Football

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Football Stadium

    Post-games use: Football Stadium and major events

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 78,600

  • Maracanã

    Maracanãzinho Arena

    Volleyball

    Maracanãzinho, or ‘little Maracanã’, is the traditional home of Volleyball in Brazil and is within the Maracanã Precinct which includes Maracanã Stadium. An extensive renovation project was undertaken for the 2007 Pan American Games and the Maracanã Precinct will be completely transformed for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Legacy: Maracanãzinho will continue to be used as the premier Volleyball facility in Brazil after the Games, and will be improved through the rebuilding of the warm-up halls directly adjacent, which will provide important training facilities for local, regional and national teams.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Volleyball

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Multi-use Arena

    Post-games use: Multi-use Arena

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 11,800

  • Olympic Park

    Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre

    Diving Synchronized Swimming

    Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre was constructed for the 2007 Pan American Games and will be used for diving and synchronised swimming at Rio 2016. The field of play was designed in accordance with International Swimming Federation (FINA) requirements for major international competitions and requires minimal modification for the 2016 Olympic Games. The venue is owned by Rio's city government and managed by the Brazilian Olympic Committee. It will be fully integrated into the Olympic Training Centre (OTC) as a centre of excellence for all aquatics disciplines, as well as being used for regional and international competitions. Seating capacity: 5,300

     

     

  • Olympic Park

    Olympic Aquatics Stadium

    Swimming Water Polo Swimming

    The Olympic Aquatics Stadium will be in the heart of the Olympic Park in Barra, 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. Seating capacity: 18,000

     

  • Olympic Park

    Olympic Hall 1

    Basketball Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Rugby

    Olympic Hall 1 will be located in the 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), which will include athlete and coach facilities. Seating capacity: 16,000 (5,000 permanent, 11,000 temporary).

     

  • Olympic Park

    Olympic Hall 2

    Judo Wrestling Boccia Judo

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

  • Olympic Park

    Olympic Hall 3

    Fencing Taekwondo Sitting Volleyball

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

  • Olympic Park

    Olympic Hall 4

    Handball Goalball

    Olympic Training Centre (OTC) - Hall 4 will be built for Rio 2016™ and will be fully temporary. It is located within the Rio Olympic Park Precinct with nine other sports and within five minutes of the Olympic and Paralympic Village and walking distance from the IBC/MPC. Permanent athlete and officials facilities will be supplemented by temporary seating and supporting areas.

    Legacy: The OTC will accommodate 40,000m² of indoor training space for 12 Olympic sports after the Games. Handball will have permanent training facilities within Hall 4, including dedicated athlete change rooms, coaching facilities and two permanent courts, ensuring a strong legacy for Handball in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Handball

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Goalball

    Current use: -

    Post-games use: Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 12,000

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): 7,000

  • Olympic Park

    Olympic Tennis Centre

    Tennis Football 5-a-side Wheelchair Tennis

    The Olympic Tennis Centre will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), a key legacy of the Rio 2016 Games. For the Olympic Games, a total of 16 courts will be provided across a site area of nine hectares. Temporary seating and facilities will be used to supplement permanent infrastructure to meet Games requirements. The Olympic Tennis Centre is located within the Barra Olympic Park, in close proximity to the Olympic and Paralympic Village, IBC/MPC and other key facilities.

    Legacy: after the Games, nine courts will be maintained as part of the OTC, providing a strong legacy for the sport, and also providing a much needed competition venue for major tennis events in Brazil.

    Olympic sports: tennis

    Paralympic sports: wheelchair tennis, 5-a-side football

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 10,000 (centre court); 5,000 (court 1); 3,000 (court 2); 250 (other courts)

     

  • Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Arena

    Artistic Gymnastics Gymnastics (Trampoline) Rhythmic Gymnastics Wheelchair Basketball

    Completed for the 2007 Pan American Games, the venue was designed for Olympic Gymnastics. It is located within the Rio Olympic Park Precinct with eight other sports and within five minutes of the Olympic and Paralympic Village.

    Legacy: Rio Olympic Arena is owned by the City of Rio de Janeiro. The venue, certified as Rio’s largest indoor arena, is used extensively for major sport events, concerts and cultural activities. After the Games, Rio Olympic Arena will continue to be an important asset for the city in attracting and hosting major events.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines:  Wheelchair Basketball

    Current use: Multi-use Arena, Concerts and Cultural Events

    Post-games use: Multi-use Arena, Concerts and Cultural Events and Olympic Training Centre (OTC)

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 12,000

  • Olympic Park

    Rio Olympic Velodrome

    Track cycling Para-cycling track

    The Rio Olympic Velodrome will be located within the Rio Olympic Park Precinct near the IBC/MPC and within less than ten minutes of the Olympic and Paralympic Village.

    Legacy: The venue will be an integral part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), one of the important legacies of Rio 2016™.  The Rio Olympic Velodrome will leave a lasting legacy for Cycling (Track) in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Cycling (Track)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Cycling (Track)

    Current use: Multi-use Arena

    Post-games use: Multi-use Arena

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 5,800

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 2

    Weightlifting Powerlifting

    Riocentro - Pavilion 2 will be the venue for olympic weightlifting and paralympic powerlifting. With a capacity of 6,500 seats and an overall area of 13,000m², Pavilion 2 will also accommodate all Boxing training facilities in a separate and dedicated area. Riocentro is directly adjacent to and within walking distance of the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of Rio Olympic Park Precinct and the IBC/MPC.

    Legacy: Riocentro will continue as Rio’s premier exhibition and convention centre, with planned improvements accelerated by the Games, leaving immediate benefits for improved feasibility and sustainability. Boxing will have permanent training facilities at the adjacent Olympic Training Centre, ensuring a legacy for Boxing in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: weightlifting

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: powerlifting

    Current use: Exposition Centre

    Post-games use: Exposition Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 6,500
     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 3

    Table Tennis Table Tennis

    In Riocentro a unique concept will be introduced for Table Tennis with a 5,000 seat Centre Court designed to provide an outstanding atmosphere for both athletes and spectators. With an overall size of 25,000m², Riocentro - Pavilion 3 will also accommodate all Table Tennis training.

    Legacy: Riocentro will continue as Rio’s premier exhibition and convention centre, with planned improvements being accelerated by the Games leaving immediate benefits for improved feasibility and sustainability. Table Tennis will have permanent training facilities at the adjacent Olympic Training Centre (OTC), ensuring a legacy for Table Tennis in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Table Tennis

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: Table Tennis

    Current use: Exposition Centre

    Post-games use: Exposition Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic and Paralympic Games): 4,200 (Centre Court) and 3,200 (preliminaries)

     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 4

    Badminton

    Riocentro - Pavilion 4 has an internal height of 12m and a low velocity air conditioning system, providing great condition to the practice of Badminton. With an overall area of 25,000m², the venue will also accommodate all Badminton training. It is within walking distance of the adjacent Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of the Rio Olympic Park Precinct and the IBC/MPC.

    Legacy: Riocentro will continue as Rio’s premier exhibition and convention centre with planned improvements being accelerated by the Games leaving immediate benefits for improved feasibility and sustainability. Badminton will have permanent training facilities at the adjacent Olympic Training Centre, ensuring a legacy for Badminton in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Badminton

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: Exposition Centre

    Post-games use: Exposition Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 6,500
     

  • Riocentro

    Pavilion 6

    Boxing

    A purpose-built temporary indoor stadium at Riocentro with capacity of 9,000 seats and area of 14,000m², Pavilion 6 will also accommodate all boxing training facilities. Riocentro is located within walking distance of the Olympic and Paralympic Village and within five minutes of the Rio Olympic Park Precinct and the IBC/MPC.

    Legacy: Riocentro will continue as Rio’s premier exhibition and convention centre, with planned improvements being accelerated by the Games leaving immediate benefits for improved feasibility and sustainability. Boxing will have permanent training facilities at the adjacent Olympic Training Centre (OTC), ensuring a legacy in Brazil.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: boxing

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 9,000

    Gross seating capacity (Paralympic Games): -

  • X-Park

    Olympic BMX Centre

    BMX Cycling

    The Olympic BMX Centre will be built for Rio 2016™ and located in the X Park. A permanent BMX track for a 300-400m long course and additional temporary support facilities will be constructed.

    Legacy: The BMX venue will be maintained as a legacy for elite sports training and also for recreational use after the Games.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Cycling (BMX)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: -

    Post-games use: Community Park and Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 7,500
     

  • X-Park

    Olympic Mountain Bike Park

    Mountain Bike

    The Olympic Mountain Bike Park will be located in the X Park. A technical and diversified course of approximately 6,000m long will be built with different height levels and segments which will enable competitors to go past the audience more than once during the event.  The adjacent venue  will be fully temporary.

    Legacy: The permanent training course within the X Park will be maintained as a legacy for elite sports training and also for recreational use after the Games.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Cycling (Mountain Bike)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: -

    Post-games use: Community Park and Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 5,000 + 20,000 standing.
     

  • X-Park

    Olympic Whitewater Stadium

    Canoe Slalom

    The Canoe/Kayak Slalom Olympic Stadium will be built for Rio 2016™ and located in the X Park. A permanent 250-400 m long course and additional temporary support facilities will be built.

    Legacy: The Canoe/Kayak Slalom Olympic Stadium will be maintained as a legacy for elite sports training and also for recreational use after the Games.

    Olympic Sports/Disciplines: Canoe/Kayak (Slalom)

    Paralympic Sports/Disciplines: -

    Current use: -

    Post-games use: Community Park and Olympic Training Centre

    Gross seating capacity (Olympic Games): 8,000