Olympic venues

24 July 2015

During the Olympics, the basketball games will be played in the Carioca Arena 1 in Barra Olympic Park.

The word Carioca is a Brazilian word that is used to refer to the native inhabitants of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Carioca Arena 1 is located in Barra Olympic Park, five minutes from the Olympic and Paralympic Village. During the Olympic Games it will host basketball, then wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby during the Paralympic Games. After the Games, it will be part of the Olympic Training Centre (OTC).


Check out all the venues here, and the progress here.