Tokyo 2020; Construction update Ariake Gymnastics Centre (November 2018)

Ariake Gymnastics Centre – Facts & Figures

  • Capacity; 12.000 seats
  • Sports
    • Olympics Games: Gymnastics
    • Paralympic Games: Boccia
  • Head Architect; Hidemichi Takahashi
  • Estimated costs; 20.5 million Yen
  • Legacy; Convention Centre (2020-2030)
  • Dimensions overall roof;
    • Width; 90m
    • Length; 120mm
    • The roof consists of 5 sections
  • Second section (raised into place last week)
    • Width; 70m
    • Length; 15m
    • Weight; 200tons
  • Material roof: local larch (2.300 cubic meters)

 

Tweets by @trilavier and @StephenWadeAP

 

Read more; Raising the roof on 2020 Tokyo Olympics gymnastics venue [AP]

Tokyo 2020; Cycling – Course Maps

Courtesy of Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 and the UCI have published new course maps for the Olympic and Paralympic cycling events;

 

Olympic Games: Road Race

Courtesy of Tokyo 2020
Courtesy of Tokyo 2020

 

Olympic Games: Time Trial

Courtesy of Tokyo 2020
Courtesy of Tokyo 2020

 

Paralympic Games: Road Race

Courtesy of Tokyo 2020

 

Paralympic Games: Time Trial

Courtesy of Tokyo 2020

 

Paralympic Games: Mixed Team Relay

Courtesy of Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020; Test Events Schedule (October 2018)

DateVenueSportEventOrganiser
9-16 September 2018Enoshima Yacht HarbourSailingSailing's World Cup Series EnoshimaWorld Sailing/Japan Sailing Federation
5-7 October 2018Tatsumi International Swimming CentreAquatics (Water Polo)Japan Swimming ChampionshipsJapan Swimming Federation
27-30 June 2019Ajinomoto Stadium West Field - Musashino Forest Sport PlazaModern Pentathlon2019 UIPM World Cup FinalUnion Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM)
12-18 July 2019Dream Island Archery FieldArcheryTokyo 2020 Test Event - Archery (TBC)The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games
7-11 August 2019Sea Forest WaterwayRowing2019 World Rowing Junior ChampionshipsWorld Rowing Federation
12-14 August 2019Equestrian Park / Sea Forest Cross-Country CourseEquestrian (Eventing)Tokyo 2020 Test Event - Equestrian (Eventing) (TBC)The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games / Japan Equestrian Federation
14-16 August 2019Kasumigaseki Country ClubGolf25th 2019 Japan Junior Golf ChampionshipJapan Golf Association
15-18 August 2019Odaiba Marine ParkTriathlon2019 Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event / 2019 ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay Series Tokyo / 2019 Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup2019 ITU Olympic Qualification Event Tokyo Organizing Committee (Tentative)
17-21 August 2019Seaside Park Hockey StadiumHockeyTokyo 2020 Test Event - Hockey (TBC)The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games
17-22 August 2019 (with pre-competition activities 15-16 August 2019)Enoshima Yacht HarbourSailingTokyo 2020 Test Event - Sailing (TBC)The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games
6-8 September 2019 (9 Sep. 2019)Nippon BudokanKarate (Kumite)Premier League (with extra day for Tokyo 2020 Test Event - Karate)World Karate Federation _x000D_
(The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games)
12-15 September 2019Sea Forest WaterwayCanoe (Sprint)Tokyo 2020 Test Event - Canoe (Sprint) (TBC)The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games
15 September 2019Meijijingu Gaien (Start / Finish)Athletics (Marathon)Marathon Grand ChampionshipJapan Association of Athletics Federations
23 October - 3 November 2019Ariake Tennis ParkTennisThe 94th _x000D_
Mitsubishi All Japan Tennis Championships
Japan Tennis Association
25-27 October 2019Canoe Slalom CourseCanoe (Slalom)Tokyo 2020 Test Event - Canoe (Slalom) (TBC)The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games
6-10 November 2019Tokyo Metropolitan GymnasiumTable Tennis2019 ITTF Team World CupInternational Table Tennis Federation

 

Source: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Tokyo 2020; Schedule Olympic Torch Relay

Source: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

– 12 March: Lighting Ceremony in Olympia, Greece
– 12-19 March: Greek leg of the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay
– 19 March: Handover Ceremony in Athens, Greece
– 20 March: Flame arrives at Matsushima Airfield, Miyazaki, Japan
– 20-21 March: Flame on display in Miyagi Prefecture
– 22-23 March: Flame on display in Iwate Prefecture
– 24-25 March: Flame on display in Fukushima Prefecture
– 26 March: Japanese leg of the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay starts from Fukushima, taking in all 47 prefectures of Japan

 

Continue reading “Tokyo 2020; Schedule Olympic Torch Relay”