Rio 2016; Barra Olympic Park

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games


Design: AECOM (Winner of international competition in 2011)

Year completed: 2016

Size: 120 hectares / 9 Venues / 3 Non Competition Venues

Olympic Sports: 16; Basketball, Wrestling (Freestyle / Greco-Roman), Judo, Fencing, Teakwondo, Handball, Diving, Synchronized Swimming, Swimming, Tennis, Gymnastics (gala / artistic / rhythmic / trampoline) and Track Cycling

Paralympic Sports: 9; Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby, Boccia, Judo, Goalball, Swimming, Wheelchair Tennis, Football 5-a-side and Para-cycling Track

Legacy: Legacy use include; Recreation and leisure hub / Housing / Public park / Rainforest education centre / Sport / Educational Campus


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