List of Olympic venues in gymnastics

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Stade de Colombes hosted the gymnastics events for the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.
Messuhalli hosted the gymnastics event at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.
The Montreal Forum hosted gymnastics events for the 1976 Summer Olympics.

For the Summer Olympics, there are 34 venues that have been or will be used for gymnastics. Before World War II, the competitions were held outdoor. Since then with the exception of 1960, gymnastics have taken place indoors.

List[edit]

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venues for those games Capacity Ref.
1896 Athens Panathinaiko Stadium Athletics, Weightlifting, Wrestling 80,000 [1]
1900 Paris Vélodrome de Vincennes Cricket, Cycling, Football, and Rugby union Not listed. [2]
1904 St. Louis Francis Field Archery, Athletics, Cycling, Football, Lacrosse, Roque, Tennis, Tug of war, Weightlifting, and Wrestling 19,000. [3]
1908 London White City Stadium Archery, Athletics, Cycling (track), Diving, Field hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Rugby union, Swimming, Tug of war, Water polo (final), Wrestling 97,000. [4]
1912 Stockholm Stockholm Olympic Stadium Athletics, Equestrian, Football (final), Modern pentathlon (running), Tug of war, Wrestling 33,000. [5]
1920 Antwerp Olympisch Stadion Athletics, Equestrian, Field hockey, Football (final), Modern pentathlon, Rugby union, Tug of war, Weightlifing 12,771 [6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
1924 Paris Stade de Colombes Athletics, Cycling (road), Equestrian, Fencing, Football (final), Modern pentathlon (fencing, running), Rugby union, Tennis 22,737 [15]
1928 Amsterdam Olympic Stadium Athletics, Cycling (track), Equestrian (jumping), Football (final) 31,600 [16]
1932 Los Angeles Olympic Stadium Athletics, Equestrian (eventing, jumping), Field hockey 105,000 [17]
1936 Berlin Dietrich Eckert Open-Air Theatre None 20,000 [18]
1948 London Empress Hall, Earl's Court Boxing, Weightlifting, Wrestling 19,000 [19]
1952 Helsinki Messuhalli Basketball (final), Boxing, Weightlifting, Wrestling 5,500 [20]
1956 Melbourne West Melbourne Stadium Basketball, Boxing 7,000 [21]
1960 Rome Baths of Caracalla None 5,402 [22][23]
1964 Tokyo Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium None 6,500 [24][25]
1968 Mexico City National Auditorium None 12,450 [26]
1972 Munich Olympiahalle None 10.563 [27]
1976 Montreal Montreal Forum Basketball (final), Boxing (final), Handball (final), Volleyball (final) 18,000 [28]
1980 Moscow Sports Palace Judo 11,500 [29]
1984 Los Angeles Pauley Pavilion None 12,829 [30]
1988 Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Hall None 14,730 [31]
1992 Barcelona Palau dels Esports de Barcelona (rhythmic) Volleyball 8,000 [32]
Palau Sant Jordi (artistic) Handball (final), Volleyball (final) 15,000 [33]
1996 Atlanta Georgia Dome (artistic) Basketball (final), Handball (men's final) 34,500 (each side) [34][35]
University of Georgia Coliseum (rhythmic) Volleyball (indoor) 10,000 [36][37]
2000 Sydney Sydney SuperDome (artistic, trampolining) Basketball (final) 21,000 [38]
The Dome and Exhibition Complex (rhythmic) Badminton, Handball, Modern pentathlon (fencing, shooting), Volleyball (indoor) 10,000 [39]
2004 Athens Galatsi Olympic Hall (rhythmic) Table tennis Not listed. [40]
Olympic Indoor Hall (artistic, trampolining) Basketball (final) 19,250 [41]
2008 Beijing Beijing National Indoor Stadium (artistic, trampoline) Handball (final) 19,000 [42]
Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium (rhythmic) Badminton 7,500 [43]
2012 London North Greenwich Arena (renamed from The O2 Arena due to sponsorship regulations) (artistic, trampolining) Basketball (final) 20,000 [44]
Wembley Arena (rhythmic) Badminton 6,000 [45]
2016 Rio de Janeiro Rio Olympic Arena (renamed from HSBC Arena due to naming rights prohibition during the games). None 12,000 [46]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1896 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 31–49. Accessed 3 October 2010.
  2. ^ 1900 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 15–16. Accessed 14 November 2010. (French)
  3. ^ Spalding's report of the 1904 Summer Olympics. pp. 222–9, 233–47. Accessed 4 October 2010.
  4. ^ 1908 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 32–5, 40. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  5. ^ 1912 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 168–211. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  6. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics athletics. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  7. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics equestrian. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  8. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics men's field hockey. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  9. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics football. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  10. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics gymnastics. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  11. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics modern pentathlon. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  12. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics rugby union. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  13. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics tug of war. Sports-reference.com. Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  14. ^ 1920 Summer Olympics weightlifting. Sports-reference.com (29 August 1920). Retrieved on 24 January 2012.
  15. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 50–5, 96–7, 121, 152, 216, 222, 238, 248, 265, 318, 339, 375, 499, 503, 536. (French)
  16. ^ 1928 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 173–205.
  17. ^ 1932 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 61–8.
  18. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 141–9, 154–62. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  19. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 43, 46, 49–50. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  20. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 51. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  21. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 42. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  22. ^ 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 76, 79. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  23. ^ 1960 Summer Olympic official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 345. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  24. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  25. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 120–1. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  26. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 77. Accessed 4 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  27. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. – Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 182–4. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  28. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 138–43. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  29. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 58–60. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  30. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 132–4. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  31. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 178–9. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  32. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 192–5. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  33. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 168–76. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  34. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 540. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  35. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 451, 456. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  36. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 544. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  37. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. p. 457. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  38. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 390. Accessed 16 December 2010.
  39. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 391. Accessed 16 December 2010.
  40. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 340, 399. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  41. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 273, 329, 346. Accessed 22 December 2010.
  42. ^ "National Indoor Stadium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 10 August 2008. 
  43. ^ "Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 10 August 2008. 
  44. ^ London2012.com profile of the North Greenwich Arena. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  45. ^ London2012.com profile of Wembley Arena. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  46. ^ "Rio Olympic Arena" (PDF), Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File 2, (BOC), 16 February 2009, pp. 58–59, retrieved 2 December 2009.