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  • By the Book â?? 2012 Olympic Judo Venues


    (ATR) Paris is the only city needing to construct a Judo arena for the 2012 Olympics. The Dome in Paris will be one of the sport legacies from the 2012 Games.

    Judo Venues (Name; Build Date; Cost; Capacity; Distance from Olympic Village):

    Paris: Dome; 2011; $107.1 million, 15,000; 8 km

    New York: Olympic Judo and Wrestling Hall at Javits Center; 1986; 8,400; 6 km

    London: ExCeL North Hall 2; 2000; 10,000; 10 km

    Madrid: IFEMA Trade Hall Pavilion 10; 2002; 8,000; 5 km

    Moscow: CSKA Sports Complex; Jan 1980; 5,000; 7 km

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