A traditional Brazilian Army sport facility in Rio de Janeiro, the Deodoro Military Circle at the Military Village, West Side of the city, will host the XV Pan American Games Rio 2007 Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, and Jumping), Field Hockey, Modern Pentathlon (shooting, fencing, swimming, equestrian – jumping and race), Sport Shooting (bullet, trap, pistol and skeet) and Archery competitions.
Permanent venues were built at the site, such as the National Equestrian Center and the National Shooting Center, besides the Archery and Field Hockey which will hold future competitions in these disciplines.
During the Parapan American Games Rio 2007, the Field Hockey Center will hold Football 5-a-Side Football 7-a-Side matches.
Estrada São Pedro de Alcântara, s/nº, Vila Militar
Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, Jumping), Field Hockey, Modern Pentathlon, Sport Shooting and Archery.
Period of Activities
July 14th to July 29th
During the Parapan American Games
Football 5-a-Side and Football 7-a-Side – from August 13th to August 19th .
- National Equestrian Center – 3,178 persons
- Field Hockey Center – 820 persons
- Archery Center – 300 persons
- National Shooting Center – 1,000 persons
- Deodoro Modern Pentathlon Center – 300 persons
Center total Area
83,000 m² (National Equestrian Center) and 2,500 m² (Field Hockey Center)
Distance from the Village
How to Arrive
By train: Spectators will have to take the train at Central do Brasil station and ride to Vila Militar station, which is approximately 40 minutes away from Central station (it will be possible to transfer to the train using fares from the integrated Metro and bus services). By car, drivers will have to take Linha Amarela and Avenida Brasil through Vila Militar de Deodoro, where there will be parking space on a football field in front of the 1st Army Division (1ª DE) at Avenida Duque de Caxias. It is possible to walk from there to the venues or take the special Deodoro Circular buses which will be in operation. To go to the this bus stop, spectators can take the conventional lines 391, 393, 527, 684, 689, 777, 786, 793, 795, 800, 820, 918, 923, 926, 1132, 425D, 432I and 541I which also circulate close to the National Equestrian Center access.
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