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Chicago 2016 Venue Plan

Details on sporting venues released
January 23, 2007

Chicago 2016 Newswire -

Today, Chicago 2016 released additional details on the proposed venue plan for its bid to host the 2016 Games.  In addition to a map of the proposed venue locations, designs for the proposed Olympic Stadium in Washington Park and the Olympic Village on the near South side were revealed.  To view the Chicago 2016 proposed venue map and images of the venues, visit our Venue Gallery.

The proposed venue plan is compact and supports an athlete-centric Games with an Olympic Village that is within 15 minutes of nearly 90 percent of the competition venues, all set amongst the beautiful Lakefront, shops, museums and restaurants of Chicago.

Following is a listing of each Olympic sport and proposed venue.


Sports Venues

Aquatics - Olympic Aquatics Center (UIC)
Archery - Grant Park
Athletics - Washington Park
Badminton - McCormick Place
Basketball – Preliminaries I & II - Allstate Arena /Chicago State University
Basketball – Finals - United Center
Boxing - UIC Pavilion
Canoe / Kayak - Olympic Whitewater Course at Lincoln Park
Canoe Flat - Lakefront Rowing Course (Monroe Harbor)
Cycling – BMX - Olympic Sports Complex at Northerly Island
Cycling – Road - Cook County
Cycling – Track - Olympic Sports Complex at Northerly Island
Cycling – MTB - Palos Forest Preserve
Equestrian – Dressage - Olympic Equestrian Center (Lake County)
Equestrian – Endurance - Olympic Equestrian Center (Lake County)
Equestrian – Jumping - Olympic Equestrian Center (Lake County)
Fencing - McCormick Place
Football – Preliminaries & Finals - Soldier Field
Football – Preliminaries 1-3 - Ryan Field (Northwestern University), TCF Stadium (University of Minnesota), Husky Stadium (Northern Illinois University)
Gymnastics – Artistic & Trampoline - United Center
Gymnastics – Rhythmic - McCormick Place
Handball - McCormick Place
Hockey - Olympic Hockey Fields at Jackson Park
Judo - McCormick Place
Marathon - City
Modern Pentathlon - McCormick / UIC
Rowing - Lakefront Rowing Course (Monroe Harbor)
Sailing - Olympic Village Harbor
Shooting (In/Out) - Olympic Shooting Complex (Lake County)
Table Tennis - McCormick Place
Tae Kwon Do - McCormick Place
Tennis - Olympic Tennis Center at Lincoln Park
Triathlon - City
Volleyball – Beach - Olympic Sports Complex at Northerly Island
Volleyball – Indoor - McCormick Place
Weightlifting - McCormick Place
Wrestling - McCormick Place

Non-Sports Venues

Olympic Village - New Lakeside community
International Broadcast Center - McCormick Place
Press Center - McCormick Place
Opening & Closing Ceremonies - Washington Park

Chicago 2016 Venue Plan