Sambadorme - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
S 22° 54.512 W 043° 11.861
23K E 684850 N 7465473
Quick Description: The Sambadrome is a venue for the 2016 Olympics.
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted: 6/11/2016 10:33:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMRD53
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 3

Long Description:
"For the 2016 Summer Olympics, the venue will host archery and the athletics marathon event, and for the 2016 Summer Paralympics, the venue will host archery.

In preparations for the Olympics, a nearby Brahma old factory was demolished and extra bleachers were built there increasing spectator capacity by around 18,000 seats, in accordance with Niemeyer's original project of having the Sambadrome complex with a symmetrical design. The reopening occurred on February 7, 2012. Mayor Eduardo Paes and architect Oscar Niemeyer attended to the ceremony." (visit link)
Olympic Games: London Summer 2012

Sport held at venue: Archery

Start and/or Finish: Not Aplicable

Reference Supporting Olympic Use: Website

Olympic Games No 2: Not listed

Olympic Games No 3: Not listed

Sport held at venue No 2: Not listed

Additional sport(s) held at venue: Not listed

Web Address with Additional Details: Not listed

Details of Reference Supporting Olympic Use: Not listed

Current Use: Not listed

Parking Area: Not Listed

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