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

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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

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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

ZoneVenueTypeSportsCapacity
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic Village---
Grand Paris ZoneStade de FranceExisting - permanent work requiredAthletics, Ceremonies78000
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic Aquatics Centre #1TemporarySwimming, Water Polo (finals)15000
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic Aquatics Centre #2NewArtistic Swimming, Diving, Water Polo (preliminaries)5000
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget PavilionTemporaryVolleyball12000/5000
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget Shooting RangeTemporaryShooting3000
Paris Centre ZoneChamp de MarsTemporaryBeach Volleyball12000
Paris Centre ZoneEiffel TowerTemporarySwimming (Marathon), Triathlon, Athletics (Marathon, Race walk)3000/10000
Paris Centre ZoneChamps-ElyseesTemporaryCycling (Road)4000/25000
Paris Centre ZoneGrand PalaisTemporaryFencing, Taekwondo7000
Paris Centre ZoneEsplanade des InvalidesTemporaryArchery8000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Expo – Hall IExisting - no permanent workHandball12000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Expo – Hall IVExisting - no permanent workTable Tennis6000
Paris Centre ZoneParc des PrincesExisting - no permanent workFootball45000
Paris Centre ZoneStade Jean-BouinExisting - no permanent workRugby20000
Paris Centre ZoneRoland-GarrosExisting - permanent work requiredTennis, Boxing15000/10000/5000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Arena IExisting - no permanent workBasketball15000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Arena IIPlannedBadminton7500
Paris Centre ZoneTemporary Grand PalaisTemporaryJudo, Wrestling9000
Paris Centre ZoneIOC Hotels---
Stand aloneArena 92Existing - no permanent workGymnastics17500
Stand aloneStade Yves-du-ManoirExisting - permanent work requiredHockey15000
Stand aloneZenith ParisExisting - no permanent workWeightlifting6000
Stand aloneWater Sports CentreExisting - permanent work requiredCanoe/Kayak (Slalom + Sprint), Rowing14000/10000
Stand aloneChateau de VersaillesTemporaryEquestrian, Modern Penthatlon20000
Stand aloneVelodrome NationalExisting - no permanent workCycling (track), Modern Penthatlon (fencing)5000
Stand aloneBMX TrackExisting - permanent work requiredBMX6000
Stand aloneElancourt HillExisting - permanent work requiredCycling (Mountain Bike)2000/20000
Stand aloneGolf NationalExisting - no permanent workGolf-
Stand aloneLa Villette Great HallExisting - no permanent workParalympic Games only4000
FranceMarina (Marseille)Existing - permanent work requiredSailing5000/10000
FranceStade Velodrome (Marseille)Existing - no permanent workFootball67000
FranceStadium de ToulouseExisting - no permanent workFootball33000
FranceStade de BordeauxExisting - no permanent workFootball42000
FranceStade de La Beaujoire (Nantes)Existing - no permanent workFootball38000
FranceStade Pierre-Mauroy (Lille)Existing - no permanent workFootball50000
FranceStade de LyonExisting - no permanent workFootball58000
FranceStade Geoffroy-Guichard (Saint-Etienne)Existing - no permanent workFootball42000
FranceStade de NiceExisting - no permanent workFootball35000

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