YOG – Lausanne 2020; Masterplan (January 2019)


LausanneCentre sportif de Malley / Vaudoise arénaCeremonies, Ice Hockey, Figure skating and Short track speed skating9600 SeatsNew
Youth Olympic Village
Medal Plaza
LeysinSki Freestyle (Halfpipe & Slopestyle), Snowboard (Halfpipe & Slopestyle)
Les DiableretsAlpine skiing
VillarsSki Cross, Snowboard Cross & Ski Mountaineering
ChampéryChampéry PalladiumCurlingExisting
St. MoritzSt. Moritz-Celerina Olympic BobrunBobsleigh, Skeleton and LugeExisting
Lac de Saint-MoritzSpeed skatingTemporary
Vallée de JouxCross-country skiing
Les Tuffes/Station des Rousses (France)Stade Nordique des TuffesBiathlon, Nordic combined and Ski jumpingExisting

Tokyo 2020; Name Changes Venues

Previous name New name
Olympic Gymnastic Centre Ariake Gymnastics Centre
Olympic BMX Course Ariake Urban Sports Park
Aomi Urban Sports Venue Aomi Urban Sports Park
Seaside Park Hockey Stadium Oi Hockey Stadium
Canoe Slalom Course Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre
Dream Island Archery Field Yumenoshima Park Archery Field
Olympic Aquatics Centre Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Tatsumi International Swimming Center Tatsumi Water Polo Centre
Tsurigasaki Beach Surfing Venue Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach
Izu Mountain Bike Course Izu MTB Course
Yokohama Stadium Yokohama Baseball Stadium

YOG – Buenos Aires 2018; Venues in Photos

A selection of photographs of the most spectacular venues of Buenos Aires 2018;

All photos courtesy of IOC/OIS.


Beach Handball Arena – Tecnópolis Park

General view of the Beach Handball Arena, Tecnopolis Park as Team Argentina ARG defeated Croatia CRO in the Bronze Medal Match in the Beach Handball Mens Tournament during The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina Saturday 6th October 2018. Photo: Alexander D’Addese for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC


BMX Track – Parque Mujeres Argentinas – Urban Park

Staff lay down vinyls on the BMX track in the Parque Mujeres Argentinas, Urban Park ahead of The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday 4th October 2018. Photo: Adam Warner for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC


Diques Puerto Madero – Urban Park

Aerial view of the Diques Puerto Madero, Urban Park venue, with the city in the background, ahead of The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina Thursday 4th October 2018. Photo: Gabriel Huesi for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC


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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

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

Seoul 1988; Overview of venues

ArcheryHwarang Archery Field
AthleticsOlympic Stadium
BasketballChamshil Gymnasium
BoxingChamshil Students' Gymnasium
CanoeingHan River Regatta Course
CyclingTongilro cycling circuit + Olympic Velodrome
Equestrian SportsSeoul Equestrian Park, Olympic Stadium
FencingOlympic Fencing Gymnasium
FootballOlympic Stadium Tongdaemun Stadium, Pusan Stadium, Kwangju Stadium, Taejon Stadium and Taegu Stadium
GymnasticsGymnastics Hall
HandballSuwon Gymnasium + Olympic Gymnastics Hall
HockeySongnam Stadium
JudoChangchung Gymnasium
Modern PentathlonSeoul Equestrian Park, Olympic Fencing Gymnasium, Taenung International Shooting Range, Olympic Indoor Swimming Pool, Olympic Park cross country course
RowingHan River Regatta Course
ShootingTaenung International Shooting Range
SwimmingOlympic Indoor Swimming Pool (Swimming + Synchronised Swimming + Water Polo) + Chamshil Indoor Swimming Pool (Diving + Water Polo)
Table TennisSeoul National University Gymnasium
TennisThe Olympic Tennis Courts
VolleyballHanyang University Gymnasium + Saemaul Sports Hall (preliminary matches) / Chamshil Gymnasium (semifinals + finals)
WeightliftingOlympic Weightlifting Gymnasium
WrestlingSangmu Gymnasium
YachtingSuyong Bay
BaseballChamshil Baseball StadiumDemonstration Sport
TaekwondoChangchung GymnasiumDemonstration Sport
BadmintonSeoul National University GymnasiumExhibition Sport
BowlingRoyal Bowling CentreExhibition Sport


Source: Seoul Olympic Games Official Report