Barra Velodrome

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Barra Velodrome
Rio Olympic Velodrome
Velodrome Rio 2007.jpg
Barra Velodrome during the 2007 Pan American Games
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Capacity 5,000
Broke ground 2007
Opened 2007
Construction cost $35 million
Cycling and will used to be same events for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Cycling events for the 2016 Summer Paralympics

The Barra velodrome is one of three sports venues located on the site of the Nelson Piquet International Autodrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (the other two are the Rio Olympic Arena and the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center). It hosted the track cycling events of the 2007 Pan American Games and will host track cycling events in the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Paralympics.


Coordinates: 22°58′47″S 43°23′40″W / 22.97972°S 43.39444°W / -22.97972; -43.39444