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Archery 101: Venue

Archery 101: Venue
Posted at 1:19 PM, Mar 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-15 13:29:46-04

Archery at the Tokyo Olympics will be held at the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field, which has a capacity of 5,600.

The site originated from an improved landfill site known as Yumenoshima (meaning "Dream Island") in the Koto Ward of Tokyo. Unlike the iconic archery venues in London (Lord's Cricket Ground) and Rio (Sambodromo), Japan's competition site is newly designed specifically for the Games. The first time it was used by athletes was at the Ready Steady Tokyo test event in July 2019. 

The field used for the ranking round will be used as a permanent archery field following the Games. The finals area, stands, and office buildings are temporary.
 

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