Summer Games Stadiums

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Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium under construction in Kasumigaoka, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The stadium will serve as the main stadium for the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as being the venue for track and field events at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Yoyogi National Gynmansium

Yoyogi National Gymnasium is an arena located at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, which is famous for its suspension roof design.  The arena holds 13,291 people (9,079 stand seats, 4,124 arena seats and 88 "royal box" seats) and is now primarily used for ice hockey, futsal and basketball.

Ryogoku Great Sumo Hall

Ryōgoku Sumo Hall, is an indoor sporting arena located in the Yokoami neighborhood (bordering to the Ryōgokuneighborhood) of Sumida, one of the 23 wards of Tokyoin Japan, next to the Edo-Tokyo Museum.  The current building was opened in 1985 and has a capacity of 11,098 people. It is mainly used for sumo wrestling tournaments (honbasho) and hosts the Hatsu (new year) honbasho in January, the Natsu (summer) honbasho in May, and the Aki (autumn) honbasho in September.

Nippon Budokan

Nippon Budokan, often shortened to simply Budokan, is an indoor arena located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. Budokan was originally built for the judo competition in the 1964 Summer Olympics, hence its name, which translates in English as Martial Arts Hall.

Tokyo International Forum

The Tokyo International Forum is a multi-purpose exhibition center in Tokyo, Japan. The complex is generally considered to be in the Yurakuchobusiness district due to its adjacency to the Yurakucho Station. However, it is administratively in the Marunouchi district.  One of its halls seats 5,000. In addition to seven other halls, it includes exhibition space, a lobby, restaurants, shops, and other facilities.

Imperial Palace Garden

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo and contains buildings including the main palace (宮殿 Kyūden), the private residences of the Imperial Family, an archive, museums and administrative offices.  Musashinonomori Park

This area was opened as the Tokyo Chofu Airfield in 1941. It was later put under the administration of the army before World War II and the US military after, eventually being returned to civilian administration in 1974. Today, it is a park developed under a plan for use of the site of the Chofu Airfield. The Musashino forest stretches out from around the park, creating beautiful scenery of forest green. From Furusato hill made of stones from all the prefectures of Japan, one can look out over Chofu Airport. The skyscrapers of Shinjuku are even visible on clear days.

Kasai Rinkai Park

Kasai Rinkai Park is a park in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan, which officially opened on June 1, 1989.  The park includes a bird sanctuary and the Tokyo Sea Life Parkaquarium. It was built on reclaimed land which includes two manmade islands, a viewing tower and a hotel. It is the second-largest park in the 23 wards of Tokyo (after Mizumoto Park).

Oi Seaside Park

Ōi Futō Chūō Kaihin Park is a public park in Shinagawa Ward and Ōta Ward, Tokyo, Japan. About 69% of the park is in Shinagawa, with the remaining 31% in Ōta.  The park has an athletics stadium, baseball grounds, tennis courts and a gateball area.

Olympic Aquatics Centre

Olympic Aquatics Center is currenlty under construction.  The new Olympic Aquatics Center will host a variety of water based athletics, which includes the very popular swimming events. Diving and Synchronized Swimming will also be held out of this brand new facility. With such a long list of events, the venue will be in constant use throughout the course of the games.

Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center

Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center is a swimming venue in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan. The swimming center has hosted several Japanese swimming championships.  The swimming complex was designed by the Environment Design Institute, a Tokyo architecture firm. It was substantially completed in March 1993.  It will be used at the 2020 Summer Games in Water polo.

Yumenoshima Park

Yumenoshima Park is a sports park in Yumenoshima, Kōtō Ward, Tokyo, Japan. It was made by improving a landfill site called Yumenoshima, which had been the final disposal site for garbage from 1957 until 1967. Yumenoshima will be the site of the archery event of the Tokyo Summer Games in 2020.

Ariake Arena

The men's and women's volleyball tournaments will be held at the to-be-built Ariake Arena, designed for 12,000 spectators, on area reclaimed from the sea. The Ariake area will also host cycling, gymnastics and tennis at Summer Games 2020.

Olympic BMX Course

The Olympic BMX Course in Tokyo will host BMX Cycling and Skateboarding sports.  The venue will have a 6,000 seat capacity and is currently under construction.

Olympic Gymnastic Centre

The Olympic Gymnastic Centre will hold the artistic, rhythmic and trampoline events.  The center will have a capacity of 12,000 seats.  At the beginning of the planned build, the center was going to be temporary for the Summer Games, but has now been upgrade to a permanent fixture once the games are complete.

Ariake Coliseum

Ariake Coliseum is an indoor sporting arena in Ariake Tennis Forest Park located in Ariake, Koto, Tokyo, Japan. It has a capacity of 10,000. The arena is used as the center court for the Japan Open Tennis Championships and the Toray Pan Pacific Open held in Ariake Tennis Forest Park. It is one of the few professional tennis venues which has a retractable roof.  The venue will host tennis events at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Odaiba Marine Park

The Odaiba Marine Park will host the Triathlon and the Marathon Swimming (Aquatics) during the Summer Games.  The seated capacity will be 5,000 seats with unlimited standing room along the route.  

Shiokaze Park

The Shiokaze Park will host beach volleyball during the Summer Games.  There will be a 12,000 seat capacity in the park, and the venue will only be temporary during the games.

Central Breakwater

The Central Breakwater is a breakwater located in Tokyo Bay, adjacent to the Tokyo Gate Bridge.  The Central Breakwater is one of the planned venues for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Inner Landfill will host the Sea Forest Cross-Country Course for equestrian events, while the Outer Landfill would have hosted the Sea Forest Mountain Bike Course but was eventually moved to Izu, Shizuoka. The waterway between the two islands will be used for rowing and kayaking events. The venues will be maintained as recreational areas after the Games.

Aomi Urban Sports Venue

The Anomi Urban Sports Center will host the 3X3 basketball events and the sports climbing competiton.  It will have a seating capacity of 5,000 and will only be a temporary dwelling during the Summer Games.

Camp Asaka

Camp Asaka is a base of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. It lies in four municipalities: Nerima, Tokyo; Asaka, Saitama; Wako, Saitama; and Niiza, Saitama. It serves as the headquarters of the Eastern Army.  The Asaka Shooting Range was a firing rangeconstructed on the site for the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and hosted pistol and rifleshooting and the shooting part of the modern pentathlon. It is a proposed shooting venue for the 2020 Summer Games.

Musashino Forest Sports Plaza

The Musashino Forest Sport Plaza is a multi-sport venue located in Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan. It will serve as one of the venues for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Musashino Forest Sports Plaza will host the badminton, fencing competitions and wheelchair basketball games 2020 Summer Paralympics. It is the first new venue completed for Tokyo 2020. Construction took three and a half years and cost over $300 million to complete.

Ajinomoto Stadium

Ajinomoto Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan. The stadium was founded at Kantō Mura, the redevelopment area formerly used by United States Forces Japan, in March 2001. It was the first stadium in Japan that offered its naming rights, which were sold to Ajinomoto Co., Inc. with a 5-year 1.2 billion yen(about 10 million U.S. dollars) contract, from March 2003 to February 2008.

Saitama Super Arena

Saitama Super Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Chūō-ku, Saitama City, Saitama, Japan. Its spectator capacity is 37,000 at maximum settings, making it the third largest indoor arena in the world. It is also the only Japanese arena equipped especially for American football. The arena features a gigantic moveable section of seating which can reduce capacity for smaller events and create a more intimate setting.

Enoshima Island

Enoshima is a small offshore island, about 4 km in circumference, at the mouth of the Katase River which flows into the Sagami Bay of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Administratively, Enoshima is part of the mainland city of Fujisawa, and is linked to the eponymous Katase section of that city by a 600-metre-long (2,000 ft) bridge. Home to some of the closest sandy beaches to Tokyo and Yokohama, the island and adjacent coastline are the hub of a local resort area.  The island will host the events of sailing and surfing and has a seating capacity of 10,000.

Makuhari Messe

Makuhari Messe is a Japanese convention center outside Tokyo, located in the Mihama-ku ward of Chiba city, in the northwest corner of Chiba prefecture. Designed by Fumihiko Maki, it is easily accessible by Tokyo's commuter rail system.  The center will host the fencing, taekwondo and wrestling events during the Summer Games.  It has a seating capacity of 6,000 to 8,000.

Baji Koen

Baji Koen will host dressage, jumping and the first and last phases of eventing. Cross country will remain at the original location, Sea Forest, which is also known as Umi no Mori, in Tokyo Bay. This site will be shared with rowing, canoe sprint and mountain biking.

Kasumigaseki Country Club

Kasumigaseki Country Club is a private golf course in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan.  It opened on October 6, 1929, and was the first golf course in Saitama. It hosted the Canada Cup in 1957, the Japan Open Golf Championship in 1933, 1956, 1995, and 2006, as well as the Asian Amateur Championship in 2010.  It is the planned golf venue for the 2020 Summer Games.

Izu Velodrome

The Izu Velodrome will host the track cycling events during the 2020 Summer Games.  The building was completed in 2011 and has a capacity seating of 1,800.

Izu Mountain Bike Course

The Izu Mountain Bike Course will host the mountain biking portion of the Summer Games.  This location is one of the furthest venues in the Summer Games.  It is located 120 km from the host city.

Yokohama Stadium

Yokohama Stadium is a stadium in Naka Ward, Yokohama, Japan. It opened in 1978 and has a capacity of 30,000 people.  It is primarily used for baseball and is the home field of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars. The stadium features dirt around the bases and pitcher's mound, but with dirt colored turf infield and base paths. The entire green portion of the field is also turfed.

Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium

Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Fukushima, Japan. It is currently used mostly for baseball matches. The stadium was originally opened in 1986 and has a capacity of 30,000 spectators. It will be the Baseball and Softball venue for tournament opening matches at the 2020 Summer Games.

Fuji International Speedway

Fuji Speedway is a motorsport race track standing in the foothills of Mount Fuji, in Oyama, Suntō District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It was built in the early 1960s. In the 1980s, Fuji Speedway was used for the FIA World Sportscar Championship and national racing. Originally managed by Mitsubishi Estate Co., Fuji Speedway was acquired by Toyota Motor Corporation in 2000. The circuit hosted the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix in 2007, after an absence of 30 years, replacing the Suzuka Circuit, owned by Honda. After Fuji Speedway hosted the 2008 race, the Japanese Grand Prix returned to Suzuka for the 2009-onward races. The Super GT Fuji 500 km race is held at the racetrack on Golden Week.  Fuji Speedway has one of the longest straights in motorsport tracks, at 1.475 km (0.917 mi) in length.The circuit has FIA Grade 1 license.

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