Rowing Olympic venue in rio

Rio 2016 : Olympic rowing venue

The rowing and canoeing (Sprint) venues for Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016 will take place in Rio on the nautical site of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

This was from 5 to 21 August will take place the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. The Olympics are major events for water sports such as rowing and canoeing and is awaited with impatience by all lovers of these demanding sports.

The rowing and canoeing competitions will stage at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, site located in the southern part of the city of Rio.

Usual rallying and training point for rowing and canoes brezilians clubs, this saltwater lagoon is surrounded by urban neighborhoods like Ipanema, Copacabana or Botafogo.
The pond will welcome in August the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic rowing and canoes venues.
A temporary wharf with a capacity of 10,000 spectaxtors has even been specially designed on the site.

Calendar of events:
Progressives Canoe Sprint (sprint): from 15 to 20 August
rowing events: from 6 to 13 August

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