Tokyo 2020; Yoyogi National Stadium

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Kenzo Tange
  • Year completed: 1964
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: 10,200 seats
  • Olympic sports: Handball
  • Paralympic sports: Badminton, Wheelchair Rugby
  • Post-Games use: Sporting events (ice hockey, futsal and basketball).
  • Other facts: Also used as venue for swimming and diving at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Video

[Classic Japan] Episode 1: Yoyogi National Gymnasium I & II by Kenzo Tange – 1964 from AVH/ Atelier Vincent Hecht on Vimeo.

 

This post will be regularly updated in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. View an overview of all venues here.

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