London 2012; Lee Valley White Water Centre

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Lee Valley White Water Centre

  • Architect (main building); FaulknerBrowns Architects
  • Year completed; 2010
  • Length; 300m
  • Capacity; 12,000 (2012)
  • Olympic Sports; Canoe Slalom
  • Paralympic Sports; –
  • Legacy; White-water slalom centre

 

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Beijing 2022; Legacy plan (Version 1 – February 2019)

VenueOwnerBeijing 2008Beijing 2022Post Games Use
National Aquatics CentreBeijing National Aquatics Centre Co. Ltd.Swimming (Olympic and Paralympic Games), Diving, Synchronized Swimming, Final of Water PoloCurling, Wheelchair CurlingMulti-purpose venue for sport for all and performance
- “winter” set-up (ice sports such as curling & ice skating)
- “summer” mode (swimming, diving, water polo, water leisure park)
- exhibitions
National Indoor StadiumBeijing Performance & Arts GroupGymnastics Rhythmic, Trampoline, Handball, Wheelchair BasketballIce Hockey, Ice Sleigh HockeyMulti-purpose venue for sports competitions, culture and entertainment (exhibitions, singing/dancing competitions & shows)
Wukesong Sports CentreBeijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Centre Co., LtdBasketballIce HockeyMulti-purpose venue for sports competitions (Basketball, Ice Hockey etc.), culture and entertainment (exhibitions, singing/dancing competitions & shows)
Capital Indoor StadiumWinter Sports Administrative Centre of General Administration of Sport of ChinaVolleyballShort Track Speed Skating, Figure SkatingMulti-purpose venue for sports competitions, culture and entertainment (exhibitions, singing/dancing competitions & shows)
National StadiumNational Stadium Co., Ltd.Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Athletics, Male Football FinalOpening and Closing CeremoniesMulti-purpose venue for sports competitions, culture and entertainment (exhibitions, singing/dancing competitions & shows)
Ice Hockey Training HallGeneral Administration of Sport of China-Training Venue for Ice HockeyPerformance and youth athletes training
Figure Skating Training HallGeneral Administration of Sport of China-Training Venue for Figure SkatingPerformance and youth athletes training, sport for all/mass-fitness activities
Genting Snow ParkSecret Garden(Zhangjiakou) Resort Co., Ltd.-Freestyle Skiing, SnowboardTourist and ski resorts
Zhangjiakou Mountain Press CentreSecret Garden(Zhangjiakou) Resort Co., Ltd.-PressHotel
National Speed Skating OvalBeijing National Speed Skating Oval Operation Co., Ltd-Speed SkatingMulti-Purpose Venues for Ice Skating, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating and other Ice Sport Events, Civic Activities
Big Air ShougangBeijing Shougang Construction Investment Co., Ltd.-Freestyle Skiing Big Air, Snowboard Big AirMulti-Purpose Stadiums for Athlete Training, Sports Competitions, Cultural and Civic Activities
China National Convention Centre Phase TwoBeijing North Star Company Limited-IBC / MPCConvention, Exhibition, Underground Parking and Complement Logistics and Offices
Beijing Olympic VillageBeijing Investment Group Co., Ltd.-Winter Olympic VillageBeijing 2022 Public Rental Housing
Short Track Speed Skating Training HallWinter Sports Administrative Centre of General Administration of Sport of China-Training Venue for Short TrackAthlete Training, Youth Sports Training and Mass Fitness
National Alpine Ski CentreBeijing Enterprises J.O Construction Co., Ltd.-Alpine Skiing, Para Alpine SkiingAthlete Training, International Sports Events, and Civic Activities
National Sliding CentreBeijing Enterprises J.O Construction Co., Ltd.-Bobsleigh, Skeleton, LugeNational Team Training, International Sports Events and Civic Activities
Yanqing Olympic VillageBeijing GuoJia Alpine Skiing Co., Ltd.-Winter Olympic VillageTourism Hotel
National Biathlon CentreZhangjiakou AoTi Construction and Development Co., Ltd.-Biathlon, Para Biathlon, Para Cross-Country SkiingNational Team Training and Tourist Resort
National Ski Jumping CentreZhangjiakou AoTi Construction and Development Co., Ltd.-Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined(Ski Jumping)National Team Training and Tourist Resort
National Cross-Country CentreZhangjiakou AoTi Construction and Development Co., Ltd.-Cross-Country, Nordic Combined(Cross-Country)Tourist Resort
Zhangjiakou Olympic VillageZhangjiakou AoTi Construction and Development Co., Ltd.-Olympic VillagePark, Resort Hotel/Apartment

Temporary venues: Medal plaza (Zhangjiakou and Beijing) and the Zhangjiakou Mountain Broadcasting Centre.

 

You can download the Beijing 2022 Legacy Plan here (pdf).

 

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PyeongChang 2018; Post-Games use of venues – One Year On

VenueTypeOwnerPost-Games Use
Alpensia Ski Jumping CentreExistingGangwon Development CorporationVenue for national and international winter sport events. Training facility for national athletes. Public leisure facility.
Alpensia Cross-Country CentreExistingGangwon Development CorporationVenue for national and international winter sport events. Training facility for national athletes. Public leisure facility.
Alpensia Biathlon CentreExistingGangwon Development CorporationVenue for national and international winter sport events. Training facility for national athletes. Public leisure facility.
Olympic Sliding CentreNewGangwon Development Corporation (for at least one year)Long-term plans are yet to be finalised.
Phoenix Snow ParkExisting-Ski resort.
Jeongseon Alpine CentreTemporary-Will be dismantled to restore the mountain facility to its original state.
Yongpyong Alpine CentreExisting-Ski resort.
Kwandong Hockey CentreNewKwandong Catholic UniversityMulti-sports and educational facility.
Gangneung Curling CentreExisting-Multi-purpose sports venue and youth club centre.
Gangneung Hockey CentreNewGangwon Development Corporation (for at least one year)Currently in use as a venue for ice hockey. Long-term plans are yet to be finalised.
Gangneung Ice ArenaNewGangneung CityMulti-sports facility for the public (after transformation).
Gangneung OvalNewGangwon Development Corporation (for at least one year)Long-term plans are yet to be finalised.
Gangneung Yeongdong Short Track Training VenueNewGangneung Yeongdong UniversityMulti-purpose facility.
PyeongChang Olympic StadiumNew + TemporaryThe Ministry of Culture, Sport and TourismOlympic Memorial Hall (to be opened in 2020).
PyeongChang Olympic & Paralympic VillageNew-Sold to private sector (housing).
Gangneung Olympic & Paralympic VillageNew-Sold to private sector (housing).
Gangneung Media VillageNew-Sold to private sector (housing).
POCOG Headquarters-Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC)Winter sports training centre.
IBCNewThe Ministry of Culture, Sport and TourismNational archive and cultural space (completion in 2023).

Source: One year on, legacy vision for PyeongChang 2018 venues is taking shape [IOC], February 2019

 

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