Paris Olympics 2024 – Venue, List Of Indian Direct Qualified Athletes, Events, Schedule, Where To Watch & Hosting Cost. The Summer Olympics is the biggest sporting event on this planet. It witnesses thousands of athletes from various countries competing in several hundred sporting disciplines. In 2024, the Olympic carnival moves to the city of love – Paris. The French capital will gear up to host its third Olympics and, in the process, will become one of the two cities (the other being London) to host three Olympic games.
Following the conclusion of the Asian Games on October 8th, numerous athletes have clinched gold medals, guaranteeing them a direct pathway to participate in the upcoming Paris Olympics in 2024. The 2024 Paris Olympics holds immense significance for players and athletes, standing as one of the most esteemed tournaments they eagerly anticipate. Countries are presently in the process of selecting and finalizing their representatives for each sporting discipline.
Furthermore, the Paris Olympics has contributed to a rise in employment opportunities in France, creating over 1600 job openings that will positively impact the country’s economy. Events of this magnitude consistently exert a substantial influence on both the hosting nation and its economy.
The Paris Olympics will start from 26th July and continue till 11th August 2024. Let’s take a closer look at all the details of the tournament –
The venues of the Paris Olympics are given below along with the respective sports that will be conducted there –
- Yves du Manoir Stadium – Field Hockey
- Stade de France – Athletics and Rugby 7’s (It will also host the closing ceremony)
- Paris La Defense Arena – Aquatics
- Port de La Chapelle Arena – Badminton and Gymnastics
- Paris Aquatic Centre – Aquatics
- Le Bourget Climbing Venue – Sport Climbing
- Arena Paris Nord – Boxing and Modern Pentathlon
List Of Indian Athletes & Players Qualified Directly For Paris Olympics 2024 (Updated)
- Akshdeep Singh – Men’s 20km race walk
- Neeraj Chopra – Men’s javelin throw
- Vikas Singh – Men’s 20km race walk
- Priyanka Goswami – Women’s 20km race walk
- Kishore Jena -Men’s javelin throw
- Murali Sreeshankar – Men’s long jump
- Paramjeet Bisht – Men’s 20km race walk
- Avinash Sable – Men’s 3000m steeplechase
- Parul Chaudhary – Women’s 3000m steeplechase
- Team India – Men’s hockey
Events at the Paris Olympics 2024
The 2024 Paris Olympics will feature 32 sports and there will be 329 sporting events. Swimming with 35 events has the highest number of events. Skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing which were optional events at the 2020 Olympics were given a permanent status at the 2024 Olympics. Karate and baseball will not feature in 2024 games due to non-inclusion.
Schedule of Paris Olympics 2024
The opening ceremony of the tournament will take place on 26 July 2024 and it will mark the official beginning of the games. However, the football and Rugby 7s event will start from 24th July itself. The closing ceremony will take place on 11th August 2024. Each day will see many gold medal events. 10th August 2024 will see 39 gold medal-deciding events.
Where to Watch
|Indian Subcontinent||Viacom 18|
|Australia||Viacom 18 Nine Network|
|Middle East||BeIN Sports|
Cost of Paris Olympics 2024
The total cost of hosting the Summer Olympics stands at more than € 8.3 billion. These are very early estimates and experts believe that the actual cost will be much higher than this. The actual cost will be known only after the conclusion of the games.
Olympic 2028 Updates
Event organizers announced their recommendation to include cricket in the Los Angeles Games, bringing cricket’s potential appearance at the 2028 Olympics one step closer. Cricket has made appearances at recent Commonwealth Games, specifically in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 and Birmingham in 2022. However, the sport hasn’t been featured in the Olympic Games since England secured the Gold medal by defeating France in a one-off match held in Paris in 1900. Now, there’s a possibility of a comeback at the Olympics in the USA in five years, as LA28 officials have recommended cricket’s inclusion in the list of sports presented to the IOC for approval, aiming to be part of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad.