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Tokyo Olympics Venue Guide

Tokyo Olympics Venue Guide

After being delayed for over a year, the Tokyo Olympics are set to begin from 23rd July. The event organizers had to deal with massive opposition from residents of Tokyo as they prepared for the event. If you are interested in a reputable Online bookie to use during the Olympics, you can consider VWin Sports. It is one of the best Asian sports betting sites offering competitive odds. Meanwhile, preparations are in high gear as Japan gets ready to host one of the biggest sports festivals in the world.

To organize the event, Japan has been thorough in the preparation process. The Asian country is planning to host the Olympic athletes in 42 different venues.

The organizers have divided the venues into two primary areas: The Tokyo Bay Zone and The Heritage Zone. The zones contain venues that existed previously and some that were built from scratch. Also, some temporary venues will host the events.

Here are the top five venues that will be hosting multiple events during the Olympics.

Olympic Stadium

This architectural masterpiece is built where the main stadium of Tokyo's last Olympic Games in 1964 stood. The new Olympic Stadium was officially opened in 2019. The five-floor facility will be the main stadium for the event. Moreover, the opening and closing ceremonies will be held at this venue.

Yoyogi National Stadium

The Yoyogi National Stadium is famous for its suspension roof design. It is an indoor sports ground located at Yoyogi Park in Shibuya. The stadium is celebrated as one of the most amazing pieces of architecture in Tokyo.

The stadium also hosted the 1964 games, including basketball and aquatics. In this year's event, the arena will host handball games.

Nippon Budokan

Nippon Budokan is the spiritual home of the Japanese martial arts making it a special arena for the fans. It is located in Chiyoda, and the Japanese regard it as a heritage site. The stadium has hosted martial arts events for a while now. In this year's event, the 11000-seater stadium will host Judo and Karate events.

International Stadium Yokohama

This is the home ground for the Yokohama F. Marinos, a team in the J1 League. It is also the biggest football stadium in Japan, with a capacity of 72000 spectators. During this year's Olympics, it will host football matches in the venue.

The stadium is located in Yokohama City and was launched in 1998. It is also the venue that hosted the final match of the 2002 World Cup between Brazil and Germany.

Kasumigaseki Country Club

Kasumigaseki Country Club has a rich history dating back more than 80 years. It has a capacity of 25000 spectators and will be hosting the Olympics Golf events.

The arena is located in Kawagoe City and was established in 1929. It boasts itself as the first golf course in Saitama. The venue has hosted many major tournaments before.

Ariake Tennis Park

Ariake is one of the most eye-catching tennis facilities in Japan. The venue is fully fitted with indoor and outdoor tennis courts. It also has a foldable roof.

With a capacity of 19900, the arena acts as the main court for the Japan Open and the Pan Pacific Open. During the Olympics, it will be the main venue for the tennis events.

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