Where Paralympics are being held


Barra – “heart” of the events, in the western part of town, surrounded by lagoons, mountains and parks. The whole area has 15 places for the competition. This will maintain competition in weightlifting, table tennis, badminton, boxing, tennis, basketball, judo, wrestling in the Greco-Roman style, handball, swimming, water polo, gymnastics, fencing, diving and synchronized swimming.

Deodoro Olympic Park – located in the western part of the city. Here will be held 7 Olympic and 4 Paralympic competition: shooting, modern pentathlon, equestrian sports, hockey, basketball, cycling, canoeing.
Maracana – in this location also includes two famous buildings: the Maracana and the Sambadrome. The stadium Maracana will host the opening ceremony and closing games. From the competition here will be held athletics, archery, marathon, volleyball, water polo, and some of the football match.

Copacabana – most famous Brazilian beach, in the south of the city, stretches over 4 kilometers. This will maintain the various races and competitions will be held at several locations: Flamengo Park, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and Marina de Gloria. Sports to be here to organize sailing, athletics, cycling, triathlon, swimming, rowing, beach volleyball