Olympic venues

30 May 2016

The Olympic Games will take place in August 2016. Basketball and wheelchair basketball, will be played in three Olympic venues. 
Find out where to go for basketball in August!

Carioca Arena 1

Built for the Games, the multi-purpose installation in the Carioca Arena 1 spans more than 38,000 square metres. 
After the event, it will be used as the Olympic Training Centre with facilities for 12 modalities.
See the basketball Test Event photos.

Rio Olympic Arena
At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the installation stages wheelchair basketball games.

Youth Arena
The group stage of the women's basketball takes place in the Youth Arena. The Youth Arena emerges from the hustle and bustle of one of Rio's busiest streets, Avenida Brasil.  

Take a look into the Youth Arena:


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