Paris 2024; Organisers propose 4 new sports

Climbing during the Olympics days, in Paris, France, on June 24, 2017 – Photo Stephane Kempinaire / KMSP / PARIS 2024

 

Proposed additional sports by Paris 2024

Events Athletes
Male Female Mixed Total Male Female Total
Breaking 1 1 0 2 16 16 32
Skateboarding Street 1 1 0 2 24 24 48
Park 1 1 0 2 24 24 48
Sport Climbing Speed 1 1 0 2 16 16 32
Combined bouldering and lead 1 1 0 2 20 20 40
Surfing Shortboard 1 1 0 2 24 24 48
Total 6 6 0 12 124 124 248

 

Timeline

“Following its submission to the Olympic Programme Commission, Paris 2024’s pre-selection of the four new sports will be officially presented to the IOC Executive Board on 26-28 March 2019, and if supported by the IOC Executive Board will then be presented to the IOC Session in Lausanne this coming June. The IOC will make its final decision on the events programme and athletes’ quota for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 in December 2020, including final confirmation of the inclusion of the four sports, following the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.”

 

Venues

“Should the four sports be approved at this June’s IOC Session, Paris 2024 will then have a year and a half in which to work on its plans, with the aim of providing a detailed response during the course of 2021, following official confirmation of the Paris 2024 programme in December 2020.”

 

Source: Paris 2024

Paris 2024; Sports programme Paralympic Games

Photo: Martijn Giebels

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed the Paris 2024 sports programme;

  • Athletics
  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Blind football
  • Boccia
  • Canoe
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Goalball
  • Judo
  • Powerlifting
  • Rowing
  • Shooting
  • Sitting volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Triathlon
  • Wheelchair basketball
  • Wheelchair fencing
  • Wheelchair rugby
  • Wheelchair tennis.

Total: 22 Sports (same as Tokyo 2020)

 

Read more: IPC announces Paris 2024 sports programme (press release IPC)

 

Update: Video by the IPC

Paris 2024: Changes in Venue Concept (October 2018)

Last week, the IOC Executive Board approved an updated venue concept for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. An overview of all changes;

 

Olympic Aquatics Centre #1 & #2

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

Both venues are now situated next to the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Aquatics Centre #1 (temporary): 50m pool for swimming and water polo (finals). Capacity: 15000 seats.

Aquatics Centre #2 (permanent): 50m + 25m pool for diving, artistic swimming and water polo (preliminaries). Capacity: 5000 seats, 2500 in legacy mode.

Two temporary 50m warm-up pools.

 

Le Bourget Pavilion

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

2 pavilions reduced to 1 pavilion.

Badminton moved to Paris Arena II.

Volleyball moved to a new location at Le Bourget.

 

Paris Arena I

Judo moved to the Temporary Grand Palais.

All basketball sessions moved to Paris Arena I (previously basketball was also planned in the Paris Arena II and the Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin).

 

Paris Arena II

Location changed from Bercy to Porte de la Chapelle.

New and permanent arena for badminton. Capacity: 7500 seats.

Legacy use: basketball, handball and volleyball.

Wrestling moved to the Temporary Grand Palais, basketball to Paris Arena I.

 

Temporary Grand Palais

Image: © The Organising Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (Paris 2024)

New addition to the Paris 2024 master plan. In the coming years the Grand Palais will be renovated. During the renovation, a temporary structure will be built on the Champ de Mars. It was decided to leave this temporary structure in place so that it can serve as a venue during the Olympic Games.

Venue for judo and wrestling.Capacity: 9000 seats.

 

Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin

Basketball moved to the Paris Arena I.

This venue is no longer part of the Olympic Games master plan.

 

Updated venue map

 

Updated list of venues

ZoneVenueTypeSportsCapacity
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic Village---
Grand Paris ZoneStade de FranceExisting - permanent work requiredAthletics, Ceremonies78000
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic Aquatics Centre #1TemporarySwimming, Water Polo (finals)15000
Grand Paris ZoneOlympic Aquatics Centre #2NewArtistic Swimming, Diving, Water Polo (preliminaries)5000
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget PavilionTemporaryVolleyball12000/5000
Grand Paris ZoneLe Bourget Shooting RangeTemporaryShooting3000
Paris Centre ZoneChamp de MarsTemporaryBeach Volleyball12000
Paris Centre ZoneEiffel TowerTemporarySwimming (Marathon), Triathlon, Athletics (Marathon, Race walk)3000/10000
Paris Centre ZoneChamps-ElyseesTemporaryCycling (Road)4000/25000
Paris Centre ZoneGrand PalaisTemporaryFencing, Taekwondo7000
Paris Centre ZoneEsplanade des InvalidesTemporaryArchery8000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Expo – Hall IExisting - no permanent workHandball12000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Expo – Hall IVExisting - no permanent workTable Tennis6000
Paris Centre ZoneParc des PrincesExisting - no permanent workFootball45000
Paris Centre ZoneStade Jean-BouinExisting - no permanent workRugby20000
Paris Centre ZoneRoland-GarrosExisting - permanent work requiredTennis, Boxing15000/10000/5000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Arena IExisting - no permanent workBasketball15000
Paris Centre ZoneParis Arena IIPlannedBadminton7500
Paris Centre ZoneTemporary Grand PalaisTemporaryJudo, Wrestling9000
Paris Centre ZoneIOC Hotels---
Stand aloneArena 92Existing - no permanent workGymnastics17500
Stand aloneStade Yves-du-ManoirExisting - permanent work requiredHockey15000
Stand aloneZenith ParisExisting - no permanent workWeightlifting6000
Stand aloneWater Sports CentreExisting - permanent work requiredCanoe/Kayak (Slalom + Sprint), Rowing14000/10000
Stand aloneChateau de VersaillesTemporaryEquestrian, Modern Penthatlon20000
Stand aloneVelodrome NationalExisting - no permanent workCycling (track), Modern Penthatlon (fencing)5000
Stand aloneBMX TrackExisting - permanent work requiredBMX6000
Stand aloneElancourt HillExisting - permanent work requiredCycling (Mountain Bike)2000/20000
Stand aloneGolf NationalExisting - no permanent workGolf-
Stand aloneLa Villette Great HallExisting - no permanent workParalympic Games only4000
FranceMarina (Marseille)Existing - permanent work requiredSailing5000/10000
FranceStade Velodrome (Marseille)Existing - no permanent workFootball67000
FranceStadium de ToulouseExisting - no permanent workFootball33000
FranceStade de BordeauxExisting - no permanent workFootball42000
FranceStade de La Beaujoire (Nantes)Existing - no permanent workFootball38000
FranceStade Pierre-Mauroy (Lille)Existing - no permanent workFootball50000
FranceStade de LyonExisting - no permanent workFootball58000
FranceStade Geoffroy-Guichard (Saint-Etienne)Existing - no permanent workFootball42000
FranceStade de NiceExisting - no permanent workFootball35000

Paris 2024; First Coordination Commission Visit

Press release by the International Olympic Committee:

Closing its first visit to the French capital, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission was impressed with Paris 2024’s pioneering new approach to hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games in line with Olympic Agenda 2020 and its New Norm. The French plan is an ambitious and inspiring project that uses the Games as a platform for significant developments at the city, regional and national levels, and is being approached with a controlled focus on budgets and deadlines.

Source: IOC
Full article: First IOC visit sees Paris 2024 pioneering new approach to Games