LO 2012 Venues

The main venues for the London 2012 Olympic Games

VenueSportsCapacity
All England Tennis ClubTennis30,000
Aquatics CentreDiving, Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo, Paralympic Swimming, Modern Pentathlon.17,500 for Diving and Swimming events and 5,000 for Water Polo
Basketball ArenaBasketball, Handball, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby12,000 during the Olympic games; 10,000 during the Paralympic Games
Earls CourtIndoor Volleyball15,000
Eton DomeyRowing, Canoe Sprint, Paralympic Rowing30,000
Eton ManorWheelchair Tennis10,500
ExCeLBoxing, Fencing, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Boccia, Paralympic Table Tennis, Paralympic Judo, Paralympic Powerlifting, Sitting Volleyball, Wheelchair Fencing.ExCeL will be divided into 4 sports halls with capacities ranging from 6,000 to 10,000
Greenwich ParkEquestrian- Jumping, Dressage, Eventing and Paralympic Equestrian. Also Modern Pentathlon.23,000
Hadleigh ParkMountain Bike3,000, not including standing around the course
Handball ArenaHandball, Goalball, Modern Pentathlon7,000
Hockey CentreHockey, Paralympic 5-a-side Football, Paralympic 7-a-side FootballNew venue, composed of two pitches, the main pitch with a capacity of 15,000 and the second pitch with a capacity of 5,000
Horse Guards ParadeBeach Volleyball15,000
Hyde ParkTriathlon, 10k Open Water Swim3,000
Lee Valley White Water CentreCanoe Slalom12,000
Lord's Cricket GroundArchery6,500
North Greenwich ArenaArtistic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Basketball, Wheelchair Basketball20,000
Olympic StadiumAthletics, Paralympic AthleticsStadium is being built from scratch and aims to be constructed by next year. 55,000 of the 80,000 capacity is removable, which apparently has never been attempted before.
Olympic VillageAll Athletes and OfficialsAs well as residential apartments, the village will comprise of shops, restaurants, medical, media and leisure facilities. There will also be a 'Plaza', where athletes can meet up with friends and families.
Regent's ParkRoad CyclingIt will provide the location for the finish of the Road event in front of a temporary stand of 3,000 spectators
The Royal Artillery ParkShooting, Paralympic Shooting, Paralympic Archery7,500
Velo ParkTrack Cycling, BMX, Paralympic Track Cycling6000 in the Velodrome (permanent), 6000 at the BMX track (temporary)
Wembley ArenaBadminton, Rhythmic Gymnastics6,000
Weymouth and Portland HarbourSailing, Paralympic SailingWeymouth Bay and Portland Harbour provide some of the best natural sailing waters anywhere in the UK, along with facilities to match on land
   

 


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