Deodoro Stadium

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Deodoro Stadium

The Deodoro Stadium will be a temporary outdoor stadium to be constructed as part of the Deodoro Modern Pentathlon Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stadium will host the rugby sevens Olympic debut as well as the riding and combined sections of the modern pentathlon at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The stadium will later serve as the venue for the seven-a-side football at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.[1]

The Deodoro Modern Pentathlon Park will host all five competitions within walking distance:

Deodoro Stadium
Deodoro Aquatics Centre
(Deodoro) Youth Arena

 

Equestrian (show jumping), Pistol shooting/running (combined)
Swimming (200 m freestyle)
Fencing (Épée)

The Deodoro Pentathlon Park is a part of the greater Deodoro Olympic venues cluster which also hosts the Olympic Whitewater Canoe/Kayak slalom, Field Hockey, Mountain Bike and BMX cycling competitions. The Mountain Bike, BMX and Whitewater venues are grouped together in the Deodor0 Extreme Park (or X Park).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deodoro Stadium". Rio 2016. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 

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Coordinates: 22°51′39″S 43°24′24″W / 22.8609°S 43.4066°W / -22.8609; -43.4066