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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.

  • 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.

  • 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 seven-a-side football during the Paralympic Games.

     

     

     

     

  • Fort Copacabana

    Marathon Swimming Road Cycling Triathlon Athletics Paratriathlon

    The calm waters sheltered by the headland of Fort Copacabana will provide the courses for the Olympic marathon swimming and the swimming sections of the Olympic and Paralympic  triathlons. The Olympic triathlon running section and the para-triathlon running and cycling courses will stretch along the waterfront, while the Olympic triathlon cycling section will start and finish at Fort Copacabana, passing through Cantagalo and Lagoa. The cycling road race will start and finish at Fort Copacabana, stretching out to Recreio and Prainha, and the Paralympic marathon will also start and finish here.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Olympic Equestrian Centre

    Equestrian Dressage Equestrian Eventing Equestrian Jumping Equestrian

    Built for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the Olympic Equestrian Centre – located within the Deodoro Olympic Park – is being refurbished and expanded for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will host all the equestrian competitions.

  • Olympic Golf Course

    Golf

    The Olympic Golf Course is 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 and training centre with the aim of promoting golf in Brazil and South America, while also hosting top-level tournaments.

     

  • 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.

  • 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 – requires minimal modifications for the Rio 2016 Games.

  • Olympic Stadium

    Athletics Football Athletics

    Constructed for the 2007 Pan-American Games and currently the home of Botafogo Football Club, the stadium's capacity will be temporarily increased from 45,000 to 60,000 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, when it will stage group-phase football matches and the athletics track and field competitions.


  • Pontal

    Athletics Road Cycling Para-cycling Road

    Immortalised in the song Do Leme ao Pontal by legendary Brazilian musician Tim Maia, Pontal is a beautiful beachside location west of Barra. It will be the start and finish point of the Olympic road cycling time-trial events, the Olympic race walk and the Paralympic road cycling events.

  • 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.


  • Youth Arena

    Basketball Modern Pentathlon Wheelchair Fencing

    Youth Arena – inside Deodoro Olympic Park – will host some basketball matches and the fencing section of modern pentathlon during the Olympic Games. Modern pentathlon’s other events will take place at the Deodoro Aquatics Centre (swimming) and the Deodoro Stadium (equestrian and combined event). The venues are about 300 metres apart, allowing for easy movement between them. When the Paralympic Games get underway, the Youth Arena will stage the wheelchair fencing events.
     

     

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 1

    Basketball Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair Rugby

    Carioca Arena 1 is 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).

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 2

    Freestyle Wrestling Greco-Roman Wrestling Judo Boccia

    Carioca Arena 2 is 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).

  • Barra Olympic Park

    Carioca Arena 3

    Fencing Taekwondo Judo

    Carioca Arena 3 is 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).

  • 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 construction 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).

  • 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 competition in 2016, the venue will host wheelchair tennis and five-a-side football during the Paralympic Games.

     

  • 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 disciplines 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Maracanã

    Maracanã

    Football

    The iconic Maracanã, one of the most famous stadiums in the world, will stage the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games 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, when it staged seven matches, including the final. Seating capacity: 78,000.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • X-Park

    Mountain Bike Centre

    Mountain Bike

    The Mountain Bike Centre is located in the X-Park section of Deodoro Olympic Park. Approximately 4.8km 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 350m and 400m long, will be constructed.

  • 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 250m long course will leave a legacy for the sport in Brazil.

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Barra

The Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood, often simply called Barra, will be the heart of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Located in the west of the city, it is surrounded by lagoons and mountains, and boasts one of the best beaches in Rio.

The Barra zone will be home to Barra Olympic Park, the largest concentration of Games venues, plus the Riocentro exhibition centre that has four pavilions, the new Olympic Golf Course and the Pontal venue. In all, the 15 competition venues in Barra will stage 23 Olympic sport disciplines and 13 Paralympic sport disciplines (see details in the map above). The zone will also be home to the Olympic and Paralympic Village, Athletes' Park and International Broadcasting Centre-Main Press Centre complex.

Legacy

Barra will benefit significantly from the Games with the construction of new sports competition and training venues, improvements in transport infrastructure (such as the extension of the city metro service to the neighbourhood, new bus rapid transit lines and road improvements) and new residential, shopping and entertainment areas. In addition, rehabilitation programmes will be implemented in the region's parks and the river networks.

A major post-Games legacy for Brazilian sports will be left in Barra in the form of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC), which will comprise 40,000m2 of space dedicated to training and hosting high-performance athletes.

The Olympic Golf Course is another key legacy project. After the hosting the sport's return to the Olympic Games after a 112-year absence, the venue will be the city’s first public course, helping to promote golf in Rio, Brazil and South America.

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Copacabana

Arguably Rio de Janeiro's most famous neighbourhood, Copacabana is defined by its 4km-long crescent-shaped beach. It is here that the Beach Volleyball Arena will be located – at the sport's spiritual home in Brazil. The marathon swimming, triathlon, para-triathlon, Olympic cycling road race and Paralympic marathon events will be held in the waters and land around Fort Copabana at the southern end of the beach.

A little further inland, the stunning Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, surrounded by mountains and gazed down upon by Christ the Redeemer, will be the site of Lagoa Stadium. This venue will stage the rowing, canoe sprint and paracanoe events. Maria da Glória, in the northern part of the Copacabana zone, sits alongside Guanabara Bay and Sugarloaf Mountain and will be the base for the sailing competitions. 

Legacy

The rehabilitation and protection of the area's environment, particularly its bays and canals, will be the central legacy focus in this zone.
 

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Deodoro

Deodoro Olympic Park will be the second largest concentration of competition venues during the Rio 2016 Games, promising a vibrant mix of traditional and newer sports. Located in the west of Rio, the neighbourhood of Deodoro played a prominent role in the 2007 Pan-American Games, when a number of new venues were built there. This resulted in increased participation of young people in several sports and the aim is to build on this achievement through the Rio 2016 Games. A sporting legacy will be left in the shape of the X-Park, which will include the Whitewater Stadium and Olympic BMX Centre, along with a 500,000m2 public leisure area, the second biggest in Rio.

The region has a strong military presence thanks to a large barracks and two of the venues built for the Pan-Am Games that will be renovated for the Rio 2016 Games – the Olympic Shooting Centre and Olympic Equestrian Centre – are used by the army.

Deodoro's nine venues will host 11 Olympic sports and four Paralympic sports in 2016 (see the map above for full details).

Legacy

As well as the X-Park, the Rio 2016 Games will result in substantial investment in transport infrastructure that will improve connections between Deodoro and other parts of the city.
 

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Maracanã

The Maracanã Zone is in the northern part of of Rio, close to the city centre. It includes two of Rio's most famous landmarks: the Maracanã stadium, which will stage the opening and closing ceremonies and football matches, and Sambódromo, the home of the carnival parade that will host the Olympic marathon and Olympic and Paralympic archery events.

The Olympic Stadium, built for the 2007 Pan-American Games and known locally as the 'Engenhão' (after the Engenho de Dentro neighborhood in which it is located) will stage the athletics track and field events during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, plus group-phase Olympic football matches.

The zone's five venues will stage five Olympic sports and two Paralympic sports in 2016 (see the map above for complete details).

Legacy

While the Maracanã and Sambódromo have already been renovated, the zone is also witnessing big changes in the port region, where a major urban revitalisation project is underway. The project – which is breathing new life into an important historical part of the city that had become neglected – was stuck on the drawing boards for decades until the Rio 2016 Games provided fresh inspiration for its realisation.

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