Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium

The Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium is a whitewater paddling venue, constructed to host the canoeing and kayaking slalom events for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The stadium is part of the 'X-Park' sport complex (which includes BMX and Mountain Bike) located in Deodoro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Deodoro Olympic Whitewater Stadium
Centro Olímpico de Deodoro.jpg
Olympic Whitewater Stadium
LocaleRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Managing agent2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
DesignerWhitewater Parks International Vigliecca&Associates
Main shapeTwo Loops
Pumped7 pumps total

Competition: 4 x 4.0 m3/s (140 cu ft/s) each

Training: 3 x 3.5 m3/s (120 cu ft/s) each
Canoe liftyes
Opening date2015 (2015) (cost $45 million)
LengthCompetition: 250 metres (820 ft) Training: 200 metres (656 ft)
DropCompetition: 4.5 metres (14.8 ft) Training: 2.0 metres (7 ft)
SlopeCompetition: 1.8% (95 ft/mi) Training: 1.0% (53 ft/mi)
FlowrateCompetition: 12.0 m3/s (420 cu ft/s) Training: 10.5 m3/s (370 cu ft/s)
Plan view of the pump-powered canoe slalom venue for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Slalom gate positions for 2016 Olympic Heats, 7 August.
Slalom gate positions for 2016 Olympic Semi-Finals and Finals, 9 August.

Results of Olympic competition: C-1 men, C-2 men, K-1 men, K-1 women.


Coordinates: 22°50′55″S 43°24′09″W / 22.8486°S 43.4026°W / -22.8486; -43.4026