Sydney International Aquatic Centre

Sydney International Aquatic Centre

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre
SIAC, SOPAC

Aerial view of the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

Building information
Full name: Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre (current name)
City: Sydney, Australia
Capacity: 10,000
Built: April 1992
Opened: August 1994
Home club(s): SOPAC Swimming Club

The Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre is a swimming venue located in Sydney, Australia. It was built in 1994.

Contents

  • Venue for Sydney Olympics (2000) 1
  • Capacity 2
  • 2013 fire 3
  • Gallery 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Venue for Sydney Olympics (2000)

For the 2000 Summer Olympics, it hosted the swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, the medal events for water polo, and the swimming portion of the modern pentathlon competitions.

Capacity

The stadium currently holds 10,000 people but had a boosted capacity of 17,000 during the 2000 Summer Olympics. It is Australia's largest swimming arena.

2013 fire

In October 2013, a large blaze ripped through the centre's carpark, destroying more than 40 cars, one motorcycle and forcing 1,500 people to evacuate.[1]

Gallery

See also

References

  • 2000 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 1. p. 386.
  1. ^ Blaze rips through Sydney carpark. 3 News NZ. 14 October 2013.

External links

  • Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre
  • Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre at Austadiums
  • SOPAC Swimming Club