Paris 2024: Changes in Venue Concept (October 2018)

Last week, the IOC Executive Board approved an updated venue concept for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. An overview of all changes;


Olympic Aquatics Centre #1 & #2

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

Both venues are now situated next to the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Aquatics Centre #1 (temporary): 50m pool for swimming and water polo (finals). Capacity: 15000 seats.

Aquatics Centre #2 (permanent): 50m + 25m pool for diving, artistic swimming and water polo (preliminaries). Capacity: 5000 seats, 2500 in legacy mode.

Two temporary 50m warm-up pools.


Le Bourget Pavilion

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

2 pavilions reduced to 1 pavilion.

Badminton moved to Paris Arena II.

Volleyball moved to a new location at Le Bourget.


Paris Arena I

Judo moved to the Temporary Grand Palais.

All basketball sessions moved to Paris Arena I (previously basketball was also planned in the Paris Arena II and the Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin).


Paris Arena II

Location changed from Bercy to Porte de la Chapelle.

New and permanent arena for badminton. Capacity: 7500 seats.

Legacy use: basketball, handball and volleyball.

Wrestling moved to the Temporary Grand Palais, basketball to Paris Arena I.


Temporary Grand Palais

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

New addition to the Paris 2024 master plan. In the coming years the Grand Palais will be renovated. During the renovation, a temporary structure will be built on the Champ de Mars. It was decided to leave this temporary structure in place so that it can serve as a venue during the Olympic Games.

Venue for judo and wrestling.Capacity: 9000 seats.


Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin

Basketball moved to the Paris Arena I.

This venue is no longer part of the Olympic Games master plan.


Updated venue map


Updated list of venues

ZoneVenueOlympic GamesParalympic Games
Grand Paris ZoneStade de FranceClosing Ceremony, Athletics, RugbyClosing Ceremonie, Para Athletics
Aquatics CentreAquatics (Artistic Swimming, Diving, Water Polo (preliminaries phase))-
La Courneuve-Para Athletics (Marathon - Start)
Le Bourget Sport Climbing VenueSport Climbing-
Olympic and Paralympic VillageOlympic VillageParalympic Village
Le Bourget Exhibition Centre (Halls 2B, 3, 4 & 5)International Broadcast Centre (IBC)International Broadcast Centre (IBC)
Le PulseParis 2024 Comité d'Organisation des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques (COJOP) HQParis 2024 Comité d'Organisation des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques (COJOP) HQ, Main Press Centre (MPC) Paralympic Games
Media VillageMedia VillageMedia Village
Paris Centre ZoneEiffel Tower StadiumBeach VolleyballBlind Football
TrocadéroAthletics (Race walk), Cycling (Road)-
Grand PalaisFencing, TaekwondoWheelchair Fencing, Para Taekwondo
La Concorde"Concorde Urban Project", see below
Opening Ceremony
La Concorde - 13x3 Basketball, Breaking-
La Concorde - 2BMX freestyle-
La Concorde - 3Skateboarding - Street-
La Concorde - 4Skateboarding - Park-
InvalidesArchery, Athletics (Marathon - Finish), Cycling (Road Individual Time Trial - Start)Para Archery, Para Athletics (Marathon - Finish)
Champ de Mars ArenaJudo, WrestlingPara Judo, Wheelchair Rugby
Roland-Garros Stadium - P. ChatrierTennis, Boxing (finals phase)Wheelchair Tennis
Roland-Garros Stadium - S. LenglenTennisWheelchair Tennis
Roland-Garros Stadium - S. MatthieuTennis-
Roland-Garros Stadium - Outside courtsTennis-
Porte de la Chapelle ArenaBadminton, Gymnastics (Rythmic)Para Badminton, Para Powerlifting
Bercy ArenaBasketball (finals phase), Gymnastics (Artistic, Trampoline)Wheelchair Basketball
South Paris Arena 1VolleyballBoccia
South Paris Arena 4Table TennisPara Table Tennis
South Paris Arena 6Weightlifting, Handball (preliminaries phase)Goalball
Parc des PrincesFootball-
Hôtel de VilleAthletics (Marathon - Start)-
Pont Alexandre IIIAquatics (Marathon Swimming), Triathlon, Cycling (Road Individual Time Trial - Finish)Para Triathlon
Seine OlympiqueOpening Ceremony-
Palais des Congrès de ParisMain Press Centre (MPC) Olympic Games, IOC Hotels-
Stand aloneParis La Défense ArenaAquatics (Swimming, Water Polo (finals phase))Para Swimming
Yves-du-Manoir Stadium - Pitch 1Hockey-
Yves-du-Manoir Stadium - Pitch 2Hockey-
Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium - FlatwaterCanoe sprint, RowingPara Canoe, Para Rowing
Vaires-sur-Marne Nautical Stadium - WhitewaterCanoe slalom-
Chateau de VersaillesEquestrian (Jumping, Dressage, Eventing), Modern PenthatlonPara Equestrian
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines VelodromeCycling (track)Para Cycling (Track)
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines BMX StadiumCycling (BMX Racing)-
Elancourt HillCycling (Mountain Bike)-
Golf NationalGolf-
Clichy-Sous-Bois-Para Cycling (Road)
North Paris ArenaBoxing (preliminaries phase), Modern Pentathlon (Fencing) Sitting Volleyball
FrancePierre-Mauroy Stadium (Lille)Basketball (preliminaries phase), Handball (final phase)-
Marseille MarinaSailing-
Marseille StadiumFootball
Bordeaux StadiumFootball-
La Beaujoire Stadium (Nantes)Football-
Lyon StadiumFootball-
Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium (Saint-Étienne)Football-
Nice StadiumFootball-
Châteauroux Shooting CentreShootingShooting Para Sport
OverseasTeahupo'o (Tahiti)Surfing-