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

Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later – Palau Sant Jordi – stucture and construction

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 2 – Palau Sant Jordi – stucture and construction

In Spanish. You can use the subtitle/translate feature in YouTube.

Barcelona 1992; 25 Years later (theme of the year 2017) 

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.

Part 1 – Candidature and host city election 1986
During the 91st IOC Session in Lausanne on October 17, 1986, Barcelona was selected to host the 1992 Summer Olympic Games. Other candidate cities were Amsterdam, Belgrade, Birmingham, Brisbane and Paris.

CityCountry1st Round2nd Round3rd Round
BarcelonaSpain293747
ParisFrance192023
BelgradeYugoslavia13115
BrisbaneAustralia11910
BirminghamUnited Kingdom88-
AmsterdamNetherlands5--

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