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Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro

Olympic Aquatics Stadium (tentative)
Location Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coordinates
Capacity 18,000
Construction
Broke ground 2013 (planned)
Opened 2015 (planned)
Construction cost $38 million
Tenants
Swimming and Water Polo events for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Swimming for the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Olympic Aquatics Stadium is a swimming pool that is planned to be built in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The venue will host the swimming and synchronized swimming events for the 2016 Summer Olympics, and the swimming events for the 2016 Summer Paralympics.

Construction is due to begin in 2013 and be completed in 2015. The venue is expected to cost about $38 million.

References

  • Rio2016.org.br bid package. Volume 2. p. 56.
  • Sports and venues of the 2016 Summer Olympics


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