Olympic Aquatic Centre (AQU) 07-16-2004 19:08

The Olympic Aquatic Centre, which is located at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex in Maroussi, will host the ever-popular Swimming, Water Polo, Synchronised Swimming and Diving events.

The Centre consists of two outdoor and one indoor pool. The Swimming and Water Polo events will be held at the Main Pool.

Synchronised Swimming will take place at the Synchronised Swimming Pool.

Finally, Water Polo and Diving will be held at the indoor pool.

Quick Facts & Dates


Swimming - Water Polo (main pool), Synchronised Swimming (Synchronised Swimming pool) 鈥 Diving (indoor pool)

Competition Schedule:

14-21 August (Swimming), 15-27 & 29 August (Water Polo), 23-27 August (Synchronised Swimming), 14,16, 20-28 August (Diving)

Athletes participating:

1,300 (Swimming 800, Diving 136, Synchronised Swimming 104, Water Polo 260)

Total spectators capacity:

Main pool 11.500, indoor pool 6.200, Synchronised Swimming pool 5,300

Total land surface: 78,000 sq m

Distance from Ol. Village: 14.5km

Completion Date: End of 2003

Official Opening: 13 August 2004

Press seats:

Main pool & Synchronised Swimming pool: 300 written press, 60 photographers鈥 indoor pool: 180 written press, 42 photographers

Spectator Services:

4 Olympic Products selling points, 3 info booths, 3 ticket resolution offices, 3 clinics, 10 roving medical teams, ambulance, vending machines for mobile telephony prepaid vouchers and connection packs, 10 food concessions, WCs, stroller storage, water coolers.

Source:The official website of the ATHENS 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games


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