Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium

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Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium
Centro Olímpico de Deodoro.jpg
Olympic Whitewater Stadium
About
Locale Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Managing agent 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
Designer Whitewater Parks International
Main shape Two Loops
Adjustable yes
Pumped

7 pumps total

Competition: 4 x 4.0 m3/s (140 cu ft/s) each

Training: 3 x 3.5 m3/s (120 cu ft/s) each
Lighting yes
Canoe lift yes
Opening date 2015 (2015) (cost $45 million)
Stats
Length

Competition: 250 metres (820 ft)

Training: 200 metres (656 ft)
Drop

Competition: 4.5 metres (14.8 ft)

Training: 2.0 metres (7 ft)
Slope

Competition: 1.8% (95 ft/mi)

Training: 1.0% (53 ft/mi)
Flowrate

Competition: 12.0 m3/s (420 cu ft/s)

Training: 10.5 m3/s (370 cu ft/s)

The Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium is a whitewater paddling venue, constructed to host the canoeing and kayaking slalom events for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The stadium is part of the 'X-Park' sport complex (which includes BMX and Mountain Bike) located in Deodoro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Plan view of the pump-powered canoe slalom venue for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Slalom gate positions for 2016 Olympic Heats, 7 August.
Slalom gate positions for 2016 Olympic Semi-Finals and Finals, 9 August.

Results of Olympic competition: C-1 men, C-2 men, K-1 men, K-1 women.

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Coordinates: 22°50′55″S 43°24′09″W / 22.8486°S 43.4026°W / -22.8486; -43.4026