Olympic Park, Montreal

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Coordinates: 45°33′35″N 73°33′03″W / 45.559662°N 73.550828°W / 45.559662; -73.550828

Aerial view of Olympic Park and the Botanical Garden

The Olympic Park (French: Parc olympique) is a district in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which was home to many of the venues from the 1976 Summer Olympics.

It is bound by Sherbrooke Street to the west, Viau Street to the north, Pierre de Coubertin Avenue to the east, and Pie-IX Boulevard to the south.

Structures in the district include the:

Adjacent to the park across Sherbrooke Street is Maisonneuve Park, which contains the Montreal Botanical Garden (Olympic host of Athletics (20 km walk) and Modern pentathlon) and Montreal Insectarium.

In October 2017, an area in the park that was once referred to as "The Place des Vainqueurs," was renamed "Place Nadia Comaneci" in her honour.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amadon, Brett (October 4, 2017). "Nadia Comaneci honored with public space next to Montreal's Olympic Stadium". Excelle Sports. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "Montreal Olympic Park unveils plaza honouring gymnast Nadia Comaneci". Montreal Gazette. October 4, 2017. Retrieved October 12, 2017.

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