Today: Last Update:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • 2020 By the Book -- Rugby Venue


    08/14/13

    Inonu Stadium (Istanbul 2020)
    (ATR) In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at venues planned by Istanbul, Madrid, and Tokyo for rugby in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

    Istanbul
    • Inonu Stadium
    • 32,000 Capacity
    • $11.4 million for temporary construction/ $22.3million for permanent construction 
    • 30 km from Olympic Village (2012), 28 km from Olympic Village (2020)
    • 1 km  from Main Hotel Area
    • Currently a Multi-use Stadium

    Madrid
    Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium (Madrid 2020)
    • Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium
    • 25,000 Capacity
    • $8.8 million for temporary construction
    • 7 km from Olympic Village
    • 12 km from Main Hotel Area
    • Currently used as a Football Training Center 



    Tokyo
    Kasumigaoka National Stadium (Tokyo 2020)

    • Kasumigaoka National Stadium (Olympic Stadium)
    • 80,000 Capacity
    • $43 million for temporary construction/ $1.5 billion for permanent construction 
    • 6 km from Olympic Village (2012), 5 km from Olympic Village (2020)
    • 10 km  from Main Hotel Area (2012), 7 km from Main hotel Area (2020)
    • Construction has not started
     
    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2020 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Written by Nicole Bennett.

    For general comments or questions, click here.

    20 Years at #1: Your best source of news about the Olympics is AroundTheRings.com, for subscribers only.