List of Olympic venues in canoeing

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Lake Wendouree hosted the canoeing events when the 1956 Summer Olympics were in Melbourne.
The Eiskanal in Augsburg hosted the canoe slalom for the 1972 Summer Olympics held in neighboring Munich.
Lake Lanier in 2010. For the 1996 Summer Olympics in neighboring Atlanta, the venue hosted the canoe sprint events.

For the Summer Olympics there are 26 venues that have been or will be used in canoeing. Initially set for canoe sprint (flatwater racing until November 2008), canoe slalom (slalom racing until November 2008) was first added at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Dropped after those games, canoe slalom was reinstituted at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venue for those games Capacity Ref.
1936 Berlin Grünau Regatta Course Rowing 19,000 [1]
1948 London Henley Royal Regatta Rowing Not listed. [2]
1952 Helsinki Taivallahti None Not listed. [3]
1956 Melbourne Lake Wendouree Rowing 14,300 [4]
1960 Rome Lake Albano Rowing 10,000 [5]
1964 Tokyo Lake Sagami None 1,500 [6][7]
1968 Mexico City Virgilio Uribe Rowing and Canoeing Course Rowing 17,600 [8]
1972 Munich Eiskanal (slalom) None 25,000 [9]
Regattastrecke Oberschleißheim (sprint) Rowing 41,000 [10]
1976 Montreal Île Notre-Dame Rowing 27,000 [11]
1980 Moscow Krylatskoye Sports Complex Canoeing and Rowing Basin Rowing 21,600 [12]
1984 Los Angeles Lake Casitas Rowing 4,680 [13]
1988 Seoul Han River Regatta Course/Canoeing Site Rowing 25,000 [14]
1992 Barcelona Canal Olímpic de Catalunya (sprint) None 500 [15]
Parc Olímpic del Segre (slalom) None 2,500 [16]
1996 Atlanta Lake Lanier (sprint) Rowing 17,300 [17][18]
Ocoee Whitewater Center (slalom) None 14,400 [19][20]
2000 Sydney Penrith Whitewater Stadium (slalom) None 12,500 [21]
Sydney International Regatta Centre (sprint) Rowing 20,000 [22]
2004 Athens Olympic Canoe/Kayak Slalom Centre (slalom) None 3,150 [23]
Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre (sprint) Rowing 14,000 [24]
2008 Beijing Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park Rowing, Swimming (marathon) 37,000 [25]
2012 London Dorney Lake (sprint) Rowing 30,000 [26]
Lee Valley White Water Centre (slalom) None 12,000 [27]
2016 Rio de Janeiro Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (sprint) Rowing 14,000 [28]
Olympic Whitewater Stadium (slalom) None 8,000 [29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 996-1029. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  2. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 43, 47-8. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  3. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 52. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  4. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 42. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  5. ^ 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 82-3. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  6. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  7. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report Volume 1, Part 1. p. 131. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  8. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 75. Accessed 4 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  9. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 208-9. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  10. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 204-5. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  11. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 112-7. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  12. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 91-4. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  13. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 108-12. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  14. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 186-7. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  15. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 319-22. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  16. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 327-30. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  17. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 541. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  18. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 452, 460. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  19. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 542. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  20. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. p. 164. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  21. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 377. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  22. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 389. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  23. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. p. 291. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  24. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 283, 372. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  25. ^ "Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  26. ^ London2012.com profile of Dorney Lake (Eton Dorney). Accessed 30 December 2010.
  27. ^ London2012.com profile of Lee Valley White Water Centre. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  28. ^ "Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas", Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File (PDF) 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 70–73, retrieved December 2, 2009. 
  29. ^ "Olympic Whitewater Stadium", Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File (PDF) 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 126–127, retrieved December 2, 2009.