List of Summer Olympics venues: W–Z

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For the Summer Olympics, there are 25 venues starting with the letter 'W', no venues starting with the letter 'X', three venues starting with the letter 'Y', and four venues starting with the letter 'Z'.

W[edit]

The White City Stadium during the 1908 Summer Olympics. This venue hosted 13 different sports for those games.
Workers Indoor Arena hosted boxing competitions for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Venue Games Sports Capacity Ref.
Walking course 1992 Barcelona Athletics (walks) Not listed. [1]
Walking course 1996 Atlanta Athletics (walks) 800 [2][3]
Wannsee Golf Course 1936 Berlin Modern pentathlon (running) Not listed. [4]
Wannsee Shooting Range 1936 Berlin Shooting Not listed. [4]
Waseda Memorial Hall 1964 Tokyo Fencing, Modern pentathlon (fencing) 2,200 [5][6]
Wassaw Sound 1996 Atlanta Sailing 1,000 [7][8]
Water Polo Arena 2012 London Water polo 5,000 [9]
Weingart Stadium 1984 Los Angeles Field hockey 22,000 [10]
Wembley Arena 2012 London Badminton, Gymnastics (rhythmic) 6,000 [11]
Wembley Palace of Engineering 1948 London Fencing Not listed. [12]
Wembley Stadium 2012 London Football (final) 90,000 [13]
West Melbourne Stadium 1956 Melbourne Basketball, Boxing, Gymnastics 7,000 [14]
Westchester 1932 Los Angeles Equestrian (cross-country riding) Not listed. [15]
Westend Tennis Hall 1952 Helsinki Fencing Not listed. [16]
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy 2012 London Sailing None. [17]
White City Stadium 1908 London Archery, Athletics, Cycling (track), Diving, Field hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Rugby union, Swimming, Tug of war, Water polo (final), Wrestling 97,000. [18]
White Hart Lane 1948 London Football 36,310 [19]
Williamstown 1956 Melbourne Modern pentathlon (shooting), Shooting (pistol, rifle) Not listed. [20]
Windsor Great Park 1948 London Cycling (road) Not listed. [21]
Winter Stadium, Université de Montréal 1976 Montreal Fencing, Modern pentathlon (fencing) 2,461 [22]
Wolf Creek Shooting Complex 1996 Atlanta Shooting 7,500 [7][23]
Workers Indoor Arena 2008 Beijing Boxing 13,000 [24]
Workers Stadium 2008 Beijing Football 70,161 [25]
Wukesong Baseball Field 2008 Beijing Baseball 18,000 [26]
Wukesong Indoor Stadium 2008 Beijing Basketball 18,000 [27]

X[edit]

There are no Summer Olympic venues that started with the letter 'X'. This includes the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Y[edit]

Venue Games Sports Capacity Ref.
Ying Tung Natatorium 2008 Beijing Water Polo, Modern pentathlon (swimming) 4,852 [28]
Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium 1964 Tokyo Volleyball (final) 3,800 [5][29]
Young Pioneers Stadium 1980 Moscow Field hockey (final) 5,000 [30]

Z[edit]

Panoramic view of the Zócalo (Plaza de la Constitución), Mexico City. Looking east from the roof top restaurant on the Portal de Mercaderes to the Palacio Nacional in 2007. Zócalo was the starting point of the marathon event for the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Venue Games Sports Capacity Ref.
Zappeion 1896 Athens Fencing Not listed. [31]
Zeeburg Shooting Grounds 1928 Amsterdam Modern pentathlon (shooting) 10,455 [32]
Zócalo 1968 Mexico City Athletics (marathon start) Not listed [33]
Zuiderzee 1928 Amsterdam Sailing 2,263 [34]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1992 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 202-3. Accessed 6 December 2010.
  2. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 542. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  3. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. p. 108. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  4. ^ a b 1936 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 817-36. Accessed 17 October 2010.
  5. ^ a b 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 115. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  6. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 127-8. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  7. ^ a b 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 544. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  8. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. p. 467. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  9. ^ London2012.com profile of the Water Polo Arena. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  10. ^ 1984 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. pp. 83-6. Accessed 24 November 2010.
  11. ^ London2012.com profile of Wembley Arena. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  12. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. p. 45. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  13. ^ London2012.com profile of Wembley Stadium. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  14. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 42. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  15. ^ 1932 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 77, 86-7.
  16. ^ 1952 Summer Olympics official report. p. 50. Accessed 21 October 2010.
  17. ^ London2012.com profile of Weymouth and Portland. Accessed 30 December 2010.
  18. ^ 1908 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 32-5, 40. Accessed 5 October 2010.
  19. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 45-6. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  20. ^ 1956 Summer Olympics official report. p. 45. Accessed 25 October 2010.
  21. ^ 1948 Summer Olympics official report. pp. 43-4. Accessed 19 October 2010.
  22. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 144-9. Accessed 14 November 2010.
  23. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 3. p. 460. Accessed 9 December 2010.
  24. ^ "Beijing Workers' Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  25. ^ "Beijing Workers' Stadium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  26. ^ "Beijing Wukesong Sports Center Baseball Field". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  27. ^ "Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  28. ^ "Yingdong Natatorium of National Olympic Sports Center". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Retrieved 2008-08-10. 
  29. ^ 1964 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. Part 1. p. 139. Accessed 31 October 2010.
  30. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 80-1. Accessed 18 November 2010.
  31. ^ Zappeion history. Accessed 3 October 2010.
  32. ^ 1928 Summer Olympics official report. p. 277.
  33. ^ Sports-reference.com Mexico City Summer Olympics athletics 20 October 1968 men's marathon results. Accessed 4 November 2010.
  34. ^ 1928 Summer Olympics official report, featuring map of the Buiten IJ. pp. 271-2, 274.