After a year-long postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, the games are scheduled to open on 23rd July 2021. There have been various reports which indicate the intentions of IOC and the Japanese authorities to open the Olympics 2021 Games as scheduled. The Games were originally scheduled to start in July 2020, but due to the pandemic situations across the world, the event was postponed by a year. Japan is still fighting against the virus but the vaccination has made the situation better to conduct the event.
The participating nations have prioritized their athletes to get vaccinated which will help us to have the Olympic Games. Since the games will open as scheduled, fans have started looking for information related to games. Today, in this post, we will discuss in detail the list of Olympic stadiums for the Tokyo Summer Games.
List of Olympic Stadiums for Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics
The New Olympic Stadium, recently inaugurated by the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe has become the center of attraction for the Olympic Games, where the Opening and Closing ceremonies will take place. The Olympic Flame is lit and kept alight throughout the Olympic Games.
Also, many other significant Olympic events will be held at different venues. The host city Tokyo is all set to kick-start the event, which has an impressive collection of venues and stadiums. This time, 33 new sporting events have been included in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games; spectators are going to enjoy the competition.
The Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympic Games are going to be held across 42 different venues, at different stadiums. Most of the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympic events are scheduled to take place in the capital city, Tokyo. For the first time, karate, surfing, and skateboarding have been in introduced as the new sports event. Also, after the London 2012 Olympic Games, Baseball and Softball are making a comeback into the Tokyo Olympic Games.
The stadiums for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games will be located in the Heritage Zone and Tokyo Bay Zone. Heritage Zone is located in the central business area of Tokyo, northwest of the Olympic village. Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Yoyogi National Stadium is located at the Heritage Zone.
Tokyo Bay Zone is located in the southeast of the Olympic village. There will be 7 venues at the Tokyo Bay Zone. Ariake Arena, the Ariake Urban Sports Park and Oi Hockey Stadium are located in the Tokyo Bay Zone area. Also, some events will take place in the outline area for a specific requirement.
So here we have listed the Olympic Stadiums for Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics, across different venues.
|List of Olympic Stadiums||Olympic Events|
|Japan National Stadium / Olympic Stadium||Opening and Closing Ceremony
|Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium||Table Tennis|
|Yoyogi National Stadium||Handball|
|Nippon Budokan||Judo, Karate|
|Imperial Palace Garden||Athletics (Race Walk)|
|Tokyo International Forum||Weightlifting|
|Equestrian Park||Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, Jumping)|
|Musashino Forest Sport Plaza||Badminton, Modern Pentathlon (Fencing), Football, Rugby|
|Tokyo Stadium||Modern Pentathlon (Swimming, Fencing, Riding, Laser-Run)|
|Musashiononomori Park||Cycling (Road Race)|
|Ariake Gymnastic Centre||Gymnastics|
|Ariake Urban Sports Park||Cycling (BM Freestyle, BMX Racing), Skateboarding|
|Ariake Tennis Park||Tennis|
|Odaiba Marine Park||Aquatics (Marathon Swimming), Triathlon|
|Shiokaze Park||Beach Volleyball|
|Aomi Urban Sports Park||3 x 3 Basketball, Sports Climbing|
|Oi Hockey Stadium||Hockey|
|Sea Forest Cross Country Course||Equestrian (Eventing, (Cross Country)|
|Sea Forest Waterway||Canoe (Sprint), Rowing|
|Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre||Canoe (Slalom)|
|Yumenoshima Park Archery Field||Archery|
|Tokyo Aquatics Centre||Aquatics (Swimming, Diving, Artistic Swimming)|
|Tatsumi Water Polo Centre||Aquatics (Water Polo)|
|Makuhari Messe Hall A||Taekwondo, Wrestling|
|Makuhari Messe Hall B||Fencing|
|Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach||Surfing|
|Saitama Super Arena||Basketball|
|Asaka Shooting Range||Shooting|
|Kasumigaseki Country Club||Golf|
|Izu Velodrome||Cycling (Track)|
|Izu MTB Course||Cycling (Mountain Bike)|
|Fuji International Speedway||Road Cycling (Road Race: Finish, Individual Time Trial)|
|Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium||Baseball/ Softball|
|Ibaraki Kashima Stadium||Football|
|International Stadium Yokohama||Football|