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Pierre de Coubertin Stadium

Pierre de Coubertin Stadium
July 19th, 2021

Pierre de Coubertin Stadium is an iconic indoor sports venue in Paris. Built for the 1937 Universal Exhibition, it bears the name of the man who founded the modern Olympic movement and passed away in 1937. This municipal complex has been transformed over the decades into a highly functional multi-sports complex. In 2024, it will host the Paralympic goalball tournaments.

Pierre de Coubertin Stadium was fully renovated by the architect Didier Drummon in 1990: new facade, increased capacity with 4,000 seats, modernisation of the main hall, and doubling of the size of the athlete preparation areas. Following this modernisation, a 1,000 sqm glass wall also enables all the spectators who enter the complex to immediately see what is happening on the courts.

In the last few decades, this welcoming hall has hosted a number of international events, from judo to karate, boxing, fencing, tennis, gymnastics, basketball and volleyball, and is also the home of the PSG Handball club.

By 2024, the complex will be adapted and developed, further strengthening its accessibility, with a view to staging the goalball events for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.


Capacity: 3,466 people

What sport for Paris 2024?

Paralympic Games

Where is it located?

Department: Paris (75)

City: Paris, 16th arrondissement

Distance from the Olympic and Paralympic Village: 12km to the southwest

Games venues located nearby: Parc des Princes, South Paris Arena #1, #4 and #6, Eiffel Tower Stadium, Roland-Garros Stadium.

Tourist attractions located nearby: Eiffel Tower, Bois de Boulogne, Louis Vuitton Foundation

Legacy

Pierre de Coubertin Stadium, whose accessibility will have been further enhanced for the Games, will continue to host national and international sports events.