London 2012; Lee Valley White Water Centre

© Martijn Giebels

 

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

 

Location

 

Photos

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Tokyo 2020; Archery venue completed

Last weekend, The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic archery venue was opened.

 

 

 

 

News report (in Japanese)

 

Read more:
Yumenoshima Park Archery Field hits the bullseye (press release IOC)
Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic archery venue officially opened (press release World Archery)

Tokyo 2020; Venue capacity: 2016 vs. 2020

Sport Capacity Rio 2016 Capacity Tokyo 2020
Aquatics (Artistic Swimming) 5300 15000
Aquatics (Diving) 5300 15000
Aquatics (Marathon Swimming) 5000 5500
Aquatics (Swimming) 18000 15000
Aquatics (Water Polo) 1 18000 4700
Aquatics (Water Polo) 2 5300
Archery 1800 5600
Athletics 60000 68000
Athletics (Marathon) 18000 TBA
Athletics (Race Walk) ? 700
Badminton 6500 7200
Basketball 1 16000 21000
Basketball 2 5000
BMX Cycling 7500 6600
Boxing 9000 TBA
Canoe (Slalom) 8000 7500
Canoe (Sprint) 30000 12800
Ceremonies 78600 68000
Cycling (Mountain Bike) 27500 11500
Cycling (Road – Time Trial) ? 22000
Cycling (Road) 5000 22000
Cycling (Track) 5800 3600
Equestrian 35200 9300 + 16000
Fencing 10000 8000
Football 1 78600 68000
Football 2 60000 48000
Football 3 69900 41000
Football 4 76000 49000
Football 5 44500 40000
Football 6 50000 64000
Football 7 48000 72000
Golf 25000 25000
Gymnastics 12000 12000
Handball 12000 10200
Hockey 1 10000 15000
Hockey 2 5000
Judo 10000 11000
Modern Pentathlon 15000 + 5000 + 2000 48000 + 7200
Rowing 30000 16000
Rugby 15000 48000
Sailing 10000 3600
Shooting 7250 6800
Table Tennis 6500 7000
Taekwondo 10000 10000
Tennis 19750 19900
Triathlon 5000 5500
Volleyball 11800 15000
Volleyball (Beach) 12000 12000
Weightlifting 6500 5000
Wrestling 10000 10000

Tokyo 2020; Venue capacities (March 2019)

Venue Capacity Candidature File Difference
Olympic Stadium 68000 80000 -12000
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium 7000 (6000 Paralympics) 8000 -1000
Yoyogi National Stadium 10200 12000 -1800
Nippon Budokan 11000 11000 0
Imperial Palace Garden 700
Tokyo International Forum 5000 5000 0
Kokugikan Arena TBA 10000
Equestrian Park 9300 14000 -4700
Musashino Forest Sport Plaza 7200 7000 200
Tokyo Stadium 48000 50000 -2000
Musashinonomori Park TBA 1000
Ariake Arena 15000 15000 0
Ariake Gymnastics Centre 12000 12000 0
Ariake Urban Sports Park 5000 / 6600 / 7000 5000 -1600 (BMX Racing)
Ariake Tennis Park 19900 (19400 Paralympics) 20500 -600
Odaiba Marine Park 5500 10000 -4500
Shiokaze Park 12000 12000 0
Aomi Urban Sports Park 7100 / 8400 (4300 Paralympics)
Oi Hockey Stadium 15000 15000 0
Sea Forest Cross-Country Course 16000 20000 -4000
Sea Forest Waterway 12800 / 16000 (12800 Paralympics) 24000 -11200 / -8000
Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre 7500 15000 -7500
Yumenoshima Park Archery Field 5600 7000 -1400
Tokyo Aquatics Centre 15000 20000 -5000
Tatsumi Water Polo Centre 4700 6500 -1800
Makuhari Messe Hall A 10000 9000 / 10000 -1000 / 0
Makuhari Messe Hall B 8000 (7000 Paralympics) 8000 0
Makuhari Messe Hall C 5500
Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach 6000
Saitama Super Arena 21000 18000 3000
Asaka Shooting Range 3800 / 3000 4600 / 3000 -800 / 0
Kasumigaseki Country Club 25000 25000 0
Enoshima Yacht Harbour 3600 5000 -1400
Izu Velodrome 3600 5000 -1400
Izu MTB Course 11500 25000 -13500
Fuji International Speed Way 22000 1000 21000
Fukusihima Azuma Baseball Stadium 14300
Yokohama Baseball Stadium 35000
Sapporo Dome 41000 41000 0
Miyagi Stadium 49000 50000 -1000
Ibaraki Kashima Stadium 40000
Saitama Stadium 64000 64000 0
International Stadium Yokohama 72000 72000 0

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

 

Read more: Venue list Tokyo 2020

Beijing 2022; Big Air Venue Shougang Industrial Park

Image: Beijing 2022 on Twitter.

 

Location

Beijing 2022; Update venue list (February 2019)

Olympic Games

  • Spread over three cities; Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou
  • 3 Zones
  • 6 Clusters
  • 13 Competition venues
  • 5 Beijing 2008 venues (National Stadium, National Indoor Stadium, Capital Indoor Stadium, Wukesong Sports Centre & National Aquatics Centre)

 

ZoneClusterVenue Ceremonies / SportsCapacity
BeijingOlympic GreenNational StadiumOpening and Closing Ceremonies91.000
National Aquatics CentreCurling4.500
National Indoor StadiumIce Hockey18.000
National Speed Skating OvalSpeed Skating12.000
Wukesong Sports CentreWukesong Sports CentreIce Hockey17.000
Capital Indoor StadiumCapital Indoor StadiumShort Track Speed Skating, Figure Skating18.000
Shougang ParkBig Air ShougangFreestyle Skiing Big Air, Snowboard Big AirTBC
YanqingYanqingNational Sliding CentreBobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge10.000
National Alpine Ski CentreAlpine Skiing8.500
ZhangjiakouZhangjiakouNational Biathlon CentreBiathlon10.000
National Ski Jumping CentreSki Jumping, Nordic Combined(Ski Jumping)10.000
National Cross-Country CentreCross-Country, Nordic Combined(Cross-Country)10.000J / 10.000S
Genting Snow Park AFreestyle Skiing7.500
Genting Snow Park BSnowboard7.500

 

Non-competition venues

  • Training Venues
    • Ice Hockey Training Hall
    • Figure Skating Training Hall
    • Short Track Speed Skating Training Hall
  • Olympic Villages
    • Beijing Olympic Village
    • Yanqing Olympic Village
    • Zhangjiakou Olympic Village
  • Media
    • IBC/MPC: China National Convention Centre
    • MBC: Zhangjiakou Mountain Broadcasting Centre (Temporary)
  • Medal Plaza
    • Beijing Medal Plaza (Temporary)
    • Zhangjiakou Medal Plaza (Temporary)

 

Paralympic Games

ZoneClusterVenue Ceremonies / SportsCapacity
BeijingOlympic GreenNational StadiumOpening and Closing Ceremonies91.000
National Aquatics CentreWheelchair Curling4.500
National Indoor StadiumIce Sledge Hockey10.000
YanqingYanqingNational Alpine Ski CentrePara Alpine Skiing5.000
ZhangjiakouZhangjiakouNational Biathlon CentrePara Biathlon, Para Cross-Country Skiing5.000
Genting Snow Park APara Snowboard5.000