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BCN 2013 - Palau Sant Jordi - Swimming and Synchronised swimming Venue

Exactly 10 years after hosting the 10th FINA World Championships, Barcelona's iconic indoor sporting arena will stage the swimming and synchronised swimming competitions. A temporary 50m pool will be built for the Championships.


Palau Sant Jordi - Swimming and Synchronised swimming Venue


Technical characteristics

Owner Barcelona City Council
Manager Barcelona Serveis Municipals, S.A.
Architect Arata Isozaki
Date Opened 21 September 1990, for the OG'92
Distances to - P. Municipal Montjuïc: 1 Km
- P. Bernat Picornell: 0.1 Km
- Port Vell: 2.6 Km
- MPC and IBC: 0,2 Km
- City centre: 2.5 Km
Competitions to be held - Swimming (preliminaries, semifinals and finals)
- Synchronised Swimming (preliminaries and finals)
- Water Polo Men and Women (finals) - TBC
Seating Capacity 12.000 spectators
Pool Dimensions Indoor pool of 50 x 25 m; 3m deep
Warm-up facilities Outdoor pool of 50 x 20 m, 2m deep


How to get to Palau Sant Jordi?

Public transportation - Bus: 55, 150 and 13
- Metro: Lines 1 and 3; stop at Plaza España station. Then take the escalator situated at Avenida María Cristina
(7 minutes)
- Taxi
Private transportation Access from Tarragona Street, Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes or Avenida Paralelo. Parking area next to the
Palau Sant Jordi.


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