Tokyo 2020; Tokyo Stadium

Ajinomoto Stadium

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Nihon Sekkei Inc.
  • Year completed: 2001
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: 48,000 seats
  • Olympic sports: Football, Modern Pentathlon (swimming, fencing, riding, laser-run), Rugby
  • Paralympic sports: –
  • Post-Games use: Multi-purpose stadium
  • Other facts: Also known as Ajinomoto Stadium

 

Location

 

Photos

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Tokyo 2020; Musashino Forest Sport Plaza

Musashino Forest Sport Plaza ©Tokyo Metropolitan Government

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Nihon Sekkei Inc.
  • Year completed: 2017
  • Type: New – Permanent
  • Capacity: 7,200 seats
  • Olympic sports: Badminton, Modern Pentathlon (fencing)
  • Paralympic sports: Wheelchair Basketball
  • Post-Games use: Multi-sport venue that is available for use by the general public.
  • Other facts: The first new venue for Tokyo 2020 that was completed.

 

Location

 

Photos

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Tokyo 2020; Equestrian Park

Image: Google Earth

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Year completed: 2019
  • Type: Existing, rebuilt in 2019
  • Capacity: 9,300 seats
  • Olympic sports: Equestrian (dressage, jumping, eventing)
  • Paralympic sports: Equestrian
  • Post-Games use: Equestrian events (owner: Japan Racing Association)
  • Other facts: Originally built for the 1940 Olympics (canceled because of World War II). Used for the 1964 Olympics. Completely rebuilt in recent years.

 

Location

 

Photos

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Tokyo 2020; Kokugikan Arena

National Sumo Stadium, Ryogoku, Tokyo

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Kajima Corporation
  • Year completed: 1985
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: TBA (± 11,000 seats)
  • Olympic sports: Boxing
  • Paralympic sports: –
  • Post-Games use: Venue for sumo wrestling tournaments

 

Location

 

Photos

Sumo at Kokugikan

 

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Tokyo 2020; Tokyo International Forum

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Rafael Viñoly
  • Year completed: 1996
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: 5,000 seats
  • Olympic sports: Weightlifting
  • Paralympic sports: Powerlifting
  • Post-Games use: Multi-purpose exhibition center

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

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Tokyo 2020; Nippon Budokan

By WiiiiOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Mamoru Yamada
  • Year completed: 1964
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: 11,000 seats
  • Olympic sports: Judo, Karate
  • Paralympic sports: Judo
  • Post-Games use: Sporting events and concerts.
  • Other facts: Also used as venue for judo at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

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Tokyo 2020; Yoyogi National Stadium

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Kenzo Tange
  • Year completed: 1964
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: 10,200 seats
  • Olympic sports: Handball
  • Paralympic sports: Badminton, Wheelchair Rugby
  • Post-Games use: Sporting events (ice hockey, futsal and basketball).
  • Other facts: Also used as venue for swimming and diving at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Video

[Classic Japan] Episode 1: Yoyogi National Gymnasium I & II by Kenzo Tange – 1964 from AVH/ Atelier Vincent Hecht on Vimeo.

 

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Tokyo 2020; Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Heritage Zone
  • Architect: Fumihiko Maki (renovation)
  • Year completed: 1952 / 1990 (renovation)
  • Type: Existing
  • Capacity: 7,000 seats (Paralympic Games: 6,500 seats)
  • Olympic sports: Table Tennis
  • Paralympic sports: Table Tennis
  • Post-Games use: National and international sporting events. Concert venue.
  • Other facts: Also used as venue for gymnastics at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

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