Swimming World Magazine; Olympic Pools: Where Are They Now?

© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG

THE venue for the swimming competition at the 2012 Olympics, the London Aquatics Centre, is a marvel of construction. From its revolutionary wave-style roof to the 10-foot deep pool, the British have created a facility that has raised the bar for future Olympic venues.

In this special five-part series, we will look back at the 22 venues created for swimming at the Olympics, the history behind their creation and what happened to the venues after the last splash.

Source: Swimming World Magazine

Welcome 2014!





  • XXII Olympic Winter Games – 6-23 February – Sochi, Russia
  • XI Paralympic Winter Games – 7-16 March – Sochi, Russia
  • II Summer Youth Olympic Games – 16-28 August – Nanjing, China

IOC Meetings

  • 126th IOC Session – tba – Sochi, Russia
  • Extraordinary IOC session – tba – Monte Carlo, Monaco

2022 Bid

  • Sochi Olympic Winter Games Observer Programme – 7-23 February
  • Submission of the Application File – 14 March
  • Selection of Candidate Cities by the IOC – Executive Board – 8-9 July