Barcelona 1992; Series of videos by BCN Esports shows Legacy Olympic Venues (1)

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 12 – Series of videos by BCN Esports on YouTube shows Legacy Olympic Venues (1)

 

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Barcelona 1992; Anella Olímpica de Montjuïc (1)

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 11 – Anella Olímpica de Montjuïc (1)

A few photos of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Park;

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

Barcelona 1992; Barcelona Architecture Walks

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 10 – Barcelona Architecture Walks

You can learn more about urbanism and architecture in Barcelona through these walks;

 

Video

“Discover the city through the eyes of an architect. Welcome to the Barcelona Architecture Walks, a series of urban walking tours led by architects, inviting you to discover our city through the buildings and lessons of its Masters.”

Source: Barcelona Architecture Walks on YouTube

 

Walks

  • BARCELONA & URBANISM: The origins of Modern Barcelona
  • BARCELONA & THE SEA: Discover Barcelona through its Architecture
  • BARCELONA & GAUDI: A great start to discover the genius of Gaudi
  • BARCELONA & THE MARKET: See Barcelona through the eyes of Enric Miralles
  • BARCELONA & THE FUTURE: Walk through the smart city looking for our future!

 

Website

www.barcelonarchitecturewalks.com

Barcelona 1992; Logo and website for the 25th anniversary of the Games

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 9 – Logo and website for the 25th anniversary of the Games

 

Logo Olympic Games

Source: www.barcelona.cat/25anysolimpica

 

Logo Paralympic Games

www.barcelona.cat/25anysolimpica

 

Website

www.barcelona.cat/25anysolimpica

Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Circuit de Catalunya

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 8 – Circuit de Catalunya

 

Facts

  • Start and finish for the 100km Team Time Trial (Cycling)
  • 2,000 Spectators at the circuit, 105,000 in total
  • Constructed in 1991
  • Length: 4.655 km
  • Turns: 16
  • Nowadays still a motorsport race track. Major events include the ‘Formula One Spanish Grand Prix’ and the ‘MotoGP Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix’

 

Venue map

Entrances
1 Competitors, officials, organisation and RTV
2 Spectators and VIPs

OF stand
3 VIPs
4 RTV commentators and observers
5 Press desks
6 Competitors and organisation

Competitors’ services
7 Participants’ services
8 Competitors’ clinic, doping control and spectators’ medical care

Team sheds
9 IF services
10 Appeals Jury room

RTV
11 Mobile units park
12 Commentators’ control

Press
13 Press centre
14 Interview room

VIPs
15 Rest area

Spectators
16 Stand
17 Souvenirs
18 Food and drinks

Organisation
19 Offices
20 Ceremonies preparation
21 Logistics store
22 Lounge and restaurant area and drivers’ reception centre
23 Olympic fleet car park

Technology
24 CATV room
25 Telephone room
16 Radio control
27 Sound and PA room
28 Time-keeping and Scoreboard control room
29 Results management room
30 Results publishing room

Security
31 Internal security room

Source: Barcelona Olympic Organising Committee (COOB’92)

 

Circuit de Catalunya nowadays

Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Masterplan and Venue Map

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 6 – Masterplan and Venue Map

Masterplan

Map: Google Maps. Edited by Architecture the Games

 

Venue map

 

Not on the map

Venue Sports
Cross-country course Modern pentathlon (running)
Marathon course Athletics (marathon)
Walking course Athletics (walks)
A17 (highway) Cycling (road team time trial)
Club Hípic El Montayá Equestrian (dressage, eventing endurance)
Estadio Luís Casanova (Valencia) Football
La Romareda (Zaragoza) Football
Sant Sadurní Cycling Circuit Cycling (individual road race)

Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc (1)

The Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games are widely regarded as one of the most successful ever. Throughout 2017, 25 years later, we look back at the Games that forever changed Barcelona. (see all posts in this series)

 

Part 5 – Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc

Via The Guardian. Read full article.

There’s nowhere better to cool off or just hang out than this spectacular public pool, with panoramic views over Barcelona. Professional diver José Marillo takes us on a tour of his ‘office’

 

Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc

  • Opened: 1929
  • Renovate: 1990
  • Events: 1955 Mediterranean Games, 1992 Olympic Games, FINA World Aquatics Championships in 2003 & 2013
  • Capacity: 4,100 (6,500 During the Olympics)
  • Olympic Sports:  Diving, Water Polo

 

Location