2012 Olympic Venues

Here is a list of the Olympic Games venues at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

View of London's Olympic Stadium View of London's Olympic Stadium
(image source: Google, Digital Globe)
Venue Sport(s)
Olympic Stadium, a 80,000-seat venue also to be used for the opening and closing ceremonies. athletics (plus opening and closing ceremonies)
water polo arena, Olympic Park water polo
Earls Court volleyball
Basketball Arena basketball, handball
Handball Arena handball, modern pentathlon
Aquatics Centre, which includes 50m and 25m pools swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and modern pentathlon
Velodrome, which has seating for 6,000 spectators. cycling (track)
BMX circuit at Olympic Park BMX
The Mall marathon, race walking, road cycling
Hockey center, a competition pitch and a warm-up pitch in a 15,000-seat outdoor arena hockey
Wimbledon tennis
Lord's Cricket Ground archery
Horse Guards Parade beach volleyball
Hyde Park triathlon and marathon swimming
Eton Dorney, Buckinghamshire rowing and flatwater canoe kayak sprints
North Greenwich Arena artistic gymnastics, trampoline, basketball
Excel Arena weightlifting, taekwondo, table tennis, boxing, wrestling, judo, fencing
Wembley Arena rhythmic gymnastics and badminton
Greenwich Park equestrian, modern pentathlon
Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich shooting
Lee Valley Whitewater Centre, Hertfordshire canoe and kayak slalom events
Hadleigh Farm, Essex mountain biking
Weymouth and Portland, Dorset sailing
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Old Trafford, Manchester
City of Coventry Stadium, Coventry
St James' Park, Newcastle
Wembley Stadium, London

Related Pages

send us a comment Any comments, suggestions, or corrections? Please let us know.

Olympics Extra

The next Olympics will be in Paris 2024, followed by the Winter edition in Milan-Cortina 2026. Check out the list of Olympic Games sports, as well as discontinued and demonstration sports.

Major Events Extra

The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

 → How to Cite