Barra Olympic Park will comprise seven new venues and two existing venues (Photo: Cidade Olímpica)
Want to know what Barra Olympic Park, the heart of the Rio 2016 Games, will look like once competition is underway? A new video released by the Rio city government mixes footage of construction works from January this year with computer-generated images of how the venues will be when in use – allowing viewers a tantalising taste of the excitement of Games time.
During the Olympic Games, Barra Olympic Park will host gymnastics (artistic, rhythmic, trampoline), basketball, swimming, water polo, diving, synchronised swimming, tennis, judo, track cycling, handball, Greco-Roman wrestling, freestyle wrestling, fencing and taekwondo. During the Paralympic Games it will stage wheelchair tennis, 5-a-side football, wheelchair rugby, goalball, swimming, track cycling, wheelchair basketball, boccia and judo.
Watch the video and get a taste of the excitement that is coming soon…(click Link below to view Video)