List of Olympic venues in wrestling

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The Royal Exhibition Building hosted wrestling events for the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Anaheim Convention Center hosted the wrestling events for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
ExCeL hosted the wrestling events for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

For the Summer Olympics, there are 29 venues that have been or will be used for wrestling.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venues for those games Capacity Ref.
1896 Athens Panathinaiko Stadium Athletics, Gymnastics, Weightlifting 80,000 [1]
1904 St. Louis Francis Field Archery, Athletics, Cycling, Football, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Roque, Tennis, Tug of war, Weightlifting 19,000. [2]
1908 London White City Stadium Archery, Athletics, Cycling (track), Diving, Field hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Rugby union, Swimming, Tug of war, Water polo (final) 97,000. [3]
1912 Stockholm Stockholm Olympic Stadium Athletics, Equestrian, Football (final), Gymnastics, Modern pentathlon (running), Tug of war 33,000. [4]
1920 Antwerp Antwerp Zoo Boxing Not listed. [5][6]
1924 Paris Vélodrome d'hiver Boxing, Cycling (track), Fencing, Weightlifting 10,884 [7]
1928 Amsterdam Krachtsportgebouw Boxing, Weightlifting 2,840 [8]
1932 Los Angeles Olympic Auditorium Boxing, Weightlifting 10,000. [9]
1936 Berlin Deutschlandhalle Boxing, Weightlifting 8,630 [10]
1948 London Empress Hall, Earl's Court Boxing, Gymnastics, Weightlifting 19,000 [11]
Harringay Arena Basketball Not listed. [12]
1952 Helsinki Messuhalli Basketball (final), Boxing, Gymnastics, Weightlifting 5,500 [13]
1956 Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building Basketball (final), Modern pentathlon (fencing), Weightlifting 3,500 [14]
1960 Rome Basilica of Maxentius None 5,402 [15]
1964 Tokyo Komazawa Gymnasium None 3,900 [16][17]
1968 Mexico City Insurgentes Ice Rink None 3,386 [18]
1972 Munich Messegelände, Judo- und Ringerhalle Judo 5,750 [19]
1976 Montreal Centre Pierre Charbonneau None 2,700 [20]
Maurice Richard Arena Boxing 4,750 [21]
1980 Moscow CSKA Athletics Fieldhouse None 8,500 [22]
1984 Los Angeles Anaheim Convention Center None 7,200 [23]
1988 Seoul Sangmu Gymnasium None 5,000 [24]
1992 Barcelona Institut National d'Educació Física de Catalunya None 400 [25]
1996 Atlanta Georgia World Congress Center Fencing, Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon (fencing, shooting), Table tennis, Weightlifting 3,900 (fencing)
7,300 (handball)
7,300 (judo)
4,700 (table tennis)
5,000 (weightlifting)
7,300 (wrestling)
[26][27]
2000 Sydney Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Weightlifting 7,500 (weightlifting),
9,000 (judo & wrestling),
10,000 (boxing & fencing)
[28]
2004 Athens Ano Liosia Olympic Hall Judo 10,000 [29]
2008 Beijing China Agricultural University Gymnasium None 8,000 [30]
2012 London ExCeL Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Weightlifting Not listed. [31]
2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Training Center – Arena 3 None 10,000 [32]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1896 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 31-49. Accessed 3 October 2010.
  2. ^ Spalding's report of the 1904 Summer Olympics. pp. 222-9, 233-47. Accessed 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ 1908 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 32-5, 40. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  4. ^ 1912 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 168-211. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  5. ^ Sports-reference.com 1920 Summer Olympics boxing.
  6. ^ Sports-reference.com 1920 Summer Olympics wrestling.
  7. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 182-3, 203-4, 255, 266, 400, 425, 507. (French)
  8. ^ 1928 Summer Olympic official report. pp. 200-1, 205.
  9. ^ 1932 Summer Olympics official report. p. 70.
  10. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 705, 737. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  11. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 43, 46, 49-50. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  12. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 42, 50. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  13. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 51. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  14. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 43. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  15. ^ 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 76, 79. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  16. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  17. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 125-6. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  18. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 78. Accessed 4 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  19. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 197-201. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  20. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 90-3. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  21. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 86-89. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  22. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 82-5. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  23. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 153-5. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  24. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 192. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  25. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 177-80. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  26. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 540-1. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  27. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 448, 455, 457, 459-60, 462, 466. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  28. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 383. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  29. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 357-8, 433. Accessed 24 December 2010.
  30. ^ "China Agricultural University Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  31. ^ London2012.com profile of ExCeL. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  32. ^ "OTC - Hall 3" (PDF), Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 44–45, retrieved December 2, 2009.