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Carioca Arena 3 (Portuguese: Arena Carioca 3) is an indoor stadium in Barra da Tijuca in the west zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The venue hosted taekwondo and fencing competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics and the judo and wheelchair fencing competitions at the 2016 Summer Paralympics. Carioca Arena 3 was planned to be transformed into a sports high school after the Games.[1][2][3][4]

Carioca Arena 3
Arena Carioca 3
Arenas Cariocas (2).jpg
Aerial view of the Carioca complex at Barra Olympic Park in May 2016; Arena 3 is visible at bottom left
Location Barra Olympic Park
Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Owner City of Rio de Janeiro
Type Stadium
Capacity 10,000 (Olympics)
Opened 2016

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Introducing Carioca Arena 1… the new home of Olympic basketball". Rio 2016. 12 January 2016. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Arena Carioca 3". globoesporte (in Portuguese). Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Carioca Arena 3". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Rio 2016 venue for taekwondo, fencing and Paralympic judo unveiled in Olympic Park". Rio 2016. 6 March 2016. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 

Coordinates: 22°58′36″S 43°23′33″W / 22.9766°S 43.3924°W / -22.9766; -43.3924