Olympic Aquatics Stadium
The Olympic Aquatics Stadium (Portuguese: Estádio Aquático Olímpico) was a temporary aquatics center in the Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. The venue hosted the swimming events and water polo finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and the para-swimming events for the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
Exterior view of the stadium in May 2016
|Location||Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Broke ground||Q2 2014|
|Opened||8 April 2016|
|Demolished||After 18 September 2016|
|Construction cost||$38 million|
The center was designed as a temporary structure, a form of nomadic architecture similar to the Future Arena, which hosted handball. After completion of the two Games, it was dismantled and its parts were used in the construction of two new, different facilities.
- "Sustainable Olympic aquatics stadium unveiled ready for Rio 2016 Games". August 5, 2016. Archived from the original on August 20, 2016. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
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- Rio2016.org.br bid package. Volume 2. p. 56.
- Sports and venues of the 2016 Summer Olympics
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