List of Summer Olympics venues: B

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Beijing National Stadium, aka "Bird's Nest", hosted the ceremonies, athletics, and football final for the 2008 Summer Olympics.
The Brussels-Scheldt Maritime Canal at Willebroek bridge. For the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, the canal hosted the rowing events.

For the Summer Olympics, there were 43 venues starting with the letter "B".

Venue Games Sports Capacity Ref.
Bagatelle 1924 Paris Polo 598 [1]
Banyoles Lake 1992 Barcelona Rowing 4,500 [2]
Barkarby 1912 Stockholm Modern pentathlon (riding) Not listed. [3]
Barra Velodrome 2016 Rio de Janeiro Cycling (track) 5,000 [4]
Basketball Arena 2012 London Basketball, handball (medal round) 12,000 [5]
Basketballhalle 1972 Munich Basketball, judo 6,635 [6]
Basilica of Maxentius 1960 Rome Wrestling 5,402 [7]
Bassin d'Argentuil 1924 Paris Rowing 2,216 [8]
Baths of Caracalla 1960 Rome Gymnastics 5,402 [7][9]
Bay of Kiel 1972 Munich Sailing 4,000 on 14 steamers who wanted to watch the action. [10]
Bay of Zea 1896 Athens Swimming Not listed. [11]
Beerschot Tennis Club 1920 Antwerp Tennis Not listed. [12]
Beihang University Gymnasium 2008 Beijing Weightlifting 5,400 [13]
Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium 2008 Beijing Volleyball 5,000 [14]
Beijing National Aquatic Center 2008 Beijing Diving, swimming and synchronized swimming 17,000 [15]
Beijing National Indoor Stadium 2008 Beijing Gymnastics (artistic, trampoline), handball (final) 19,000 [16]
Beijing National Stadium 2008 Beijing Athletics, football (final), opening and closing ceremonies 91,000 [17]
Beijing Science and Technology University Gymnasium 2008 Beijing Judo, taekwondo 8,024 [18]
Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field 2008 Beijing Shooting (shotgun) 5,000 [19]
Beijing Shooting Range Hall 2008 Beijing Shooting (pistol, rifle) 9,000 [20]
Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium 2008 Beijing Badminton, gymnastics (rhythmic) 7,500 [21]
Beverloo Camp 1920 Antwerp Shooting (pistol/rifle) Not listed. [22]
Bisley National Rifle Association Ranges 1948 London Modern pentathlon (shooting), shooting Not listed. [23]
Bisley Ranges 1908 London Shooting (pistol/rifle) Not listed. [24]
Blacktown Olympic Park 2000 Sydney Baseball, softball 8,000 [25]
BMX Circuit 2012 London Cycling (BMX) 6,000 (temporary) [26]
Böblingen Sportshalle 1972 Munich Handball Not listed [27][28][29]
Bogenschießlage 1972 Munich Archery 1,100 [30]
Bois de Boulogne 1900 Paris Croquet, polo, tug of war Not listed. [31][32][33]
Bois de Vincennes 1900 Paris Archery Not listed. [34]
Bondi Beach 2000 Sydney Volleyball (beach) 10,000 [35]
Boulogne-Billancourt 1900 Paris Shooting Not listed. [36]
Boxhalle 1972 Munich Boxing, judo (final) 7,360 [37]
Brasília National Stadium 2016 Rio de Janeiro Football 71,500 [38]
Brisbane Cricket Ground 2000 Sydney Football 37,000 [39]
Broadmeadows 1956 Melbourne Cycling (road) Not listed. [40]
Bruce Stadium 2000 Sydney Football 40,000 [41]
Brussels–Scheldt Maritime Canal 1920 Antwerp Rowing Not listed. [42]
BSV 92 Field & Stadium 1936 Berlin Cycling (track), handball 1,000 [43]
Buiten Y 1920 Antwerp Sailing (12 foot dinghy) Not listed. [44]
Buiten Y 1928 Amsterdam Sailing 2,263 [45]
Bundesautobahn 96 1972 Munich Cycling (road team time trial) Not listed. [46]
Busan Yachting Center 1988 Seoul Sailing 80 [47]
Buson Stadium 1988 Seoul Football 30,000 [48]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 528-9. (French)
  2. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 288-92. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  3. ^ 1912 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 82, 85. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  4. ^ "Rio Olympic Velodrome", Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File (PDF) 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 52–53, retrieved December 2, 2009. 
  5. ^ London2012.com profile of the Basketball Arena. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  6. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 201-2. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  7. ^ a b 1960 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 76, 79. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  8. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 165-7. (French)
  9. ^ 1960 Summer Olympic official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 345. Accessed 28 October 2010.
  10. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 162-7, 209-11. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  11. ^ Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2008). "Swimming (Men): 100-Meter Freestyle". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited. pp. 897-8.
  12. ^ Sports-reference.com profile of Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics.
  13. ^ "Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  14. ^ "Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  15. ^ "National Aquatics Center". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  16. ^ "National Indoor Stadium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  17. ^ "National Stadium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  18. ^ "Beijing Science and Technology University". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  19. ^ "Beijing Shooting Range CTF". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  20. ^ "Beijing Shooting Range Hall". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  21. ^ "Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  22. ^ Sports-reference.com Shooting overview of the 1920 Summer Olympics.
  23. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 47-9. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  24. ^ 1908 Summer Olympics official report. p. 254. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  25. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 370. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  26. ^ London2012.com profile of the BMX circuit. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  27. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 121. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  28. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. p. 375. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  29. ^ Official website. Accessed 8 November 2010. (German)
  30. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 142-5. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  31. ^ Sports-reference.com Summer Olympics Paris 28 June 1900 croquet mixed singles one-ball results. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  32. ^ Sports-reference.com Summer Olympics Paris 28 May-2 June 1900 men's polo results. Accessed 20 February 2011.
  33. ^ Sports-reference.com Summer Olympics Paris 16 July 1900 tug-of-war men's results. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  34. ^ Sports-reference.com Summer Olympics Paris 27 May - 14 August 1900 men's archery au chapelet 33 m results. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  35. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 372. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  36. ^ 1900 Summer Olympics official report. p. 16. Accessed 14 November 2010. (French)
  37. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 2. pp. 193-4. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  38. ^ "Mané Garrincha Stadium", Rio de Janeiro 2016 Candidate File (PDF) 2, (BOC), February 16, 2009, pp. 134–135, retrieved December 2, 2009. 
  39. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 392. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  40. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 47. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  41. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 392. Accessed 17 December 2010.
  42. ^ Sports-reference.com 1920 Summer Olympics rowing website.
  43. ^ 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 926, 1067-73. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  44. ^ Sports-Reference.com 1920 Summer Olympics sailing mixed 12-foot results..
  45. ^ 1928 Summer Olympics official report, featuring map of the Buiten IJ. pp. 271-2, 274.
  46. ^ 1972 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 108, 122. Accessed 8 November 2010.
  47. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 190-1. Accessed 1 December 2010.
  48. ^ 1988 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 204. Accessed 1 December 2010.