Ariake Arena

The Ariake Arena is a multi-sport venue located in Ariake, Tokyo, Japan.[1] It will serve as one of the venues for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Ariake Arena will host the volleyball competitions and wheelchair basketball games 2020 Summer Paralympics.[2]

Ariake Arena
Tokyo Ariake Arena.jpg
LocationAriake, Tokyo, Japan
Capacity12,000
Construction
Opened3 February 2020
Construction cost$320 million

HistoryEdit

The Ariake Arena was one of the six permanent facilities designed to be built in the district of Ariake in order to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Its construction began in January 2017 and is expected to be completed in December 2019. The total cost of the project is around 35 billion yen (about $320 million) and will have the capacity 12,000 spectators.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Games Information|2020 Games Preparation|Bureau of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Preparation". www.2020games.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Superb Tokyo 2020 volleyball venue opened to the public for the first time". International Olympic Committee. 3 February 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  3. ^ "AN rounds up the hottest 2020 Summer Olympics venues in Tokyo". Architect's Newspaper. Retrieved 3 February 2020.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ariake Arena at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 35°38′37″N 139°47′39″E / 35.6435°N 139.7943°E / 35.6435; 139.7943