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Rowing 101: Venue

2015 Getty Images

Rowing 101: Venue

Learn more on the venue and location of the Olympic rowing events.

Lagao Stadium

Lagao Rodrigo de Freitas, home of Olympic rowing at the 2016 Rio Games. Credit: 2015 Getty Images

The Olympic rowing events will take place in Lagoa Stadium, at Lagao Rodrigo de Freitas. This venue is located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro in the southern part of the famous Copacabana beach zone. Tijuca National Forest and Christ the Redeemer make for a stunning picturesque backdrop. Lagao Stadium will also stage the Olympic canoe/kayak sprint events. 

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