2024 Bid; Aquatics Centre Paris 2024

The Aquatics Centre is the only venue that will need to be constructed if Paris’s application for the 2024 Olympics is succesful.

 

©Paris 2024 – Populous – Luxigon

 

Aquatics Centre

  • Design: Populous
  • Capacity: 15,000 seats (2,500 after the Games)
  • Pools: Two 50m swimming pools and two diving pools
  • Olympic sports: Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Diving

 

Proposed location

Grand Paris Zone

2024 Bid; Photos construction Budapest Aquatics Centre

The Budapest Aquatics Centre is the proposed venue for the Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Diving competitions in Budapest’s 2024 Olympic bid. It will also be used for next years FINA World Championships. [Photos by Balázs Fürjes, Chairman Budapest2024]

 

Thanks to @christiankoedam for the news

 

Photo: Balázs Fürjes ‏on Twitter (@BalazsFurjes)
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Photo: Balázs Fürjes ‏on Twitter (@BalazsFurjes)
Photo: Balázs Fürjes ‏on Twitter (@BalazsFurjes)

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

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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

London 2012; Aquatics Centre (Legacy)

Part 4 of 11 in a serie blog posts about the legacy of London 2012. (read more)

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  • Design by; Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Capacity; 17500 seats (2500 post-Olympics)
  • Pools: 50m competition, 50m warm-up, 25m competition diving
  • Two temporary stands (Games-time mode)

London 2012

  • Olympic Games; Diving, Modern Pentathlon (swimming), Swimming, Synchronized Swimming
  • Paralympic Games; Swimming

Post-Olympics

  • Opened to the public from March 2014
  • 2014 FINA/NVC Diving World Series
  • 2016 European Aquatics Championships

Photos

Photos taken on August 23 & 24, 2014. (click to enlarge)

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