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Cape Town 2020 Olympic Bid - Sports concept

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Sports concept proposal for a Cape Town Olympic bid.

Sports concept proposal for a Cape Town Olympic bid.

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  • 1. Cape Town 2020 Olympic Bid Sports concept proposal July 2008
  • 2. Why bid? Why now?
    • A major opportunity to develop and deliver more for Cape Town – faster, simpler and better
    • Accelerates plans and visions up to 2020 and beyond
    • Economics benefits: jobs, tourism sector, skills, private investment,
    • Significant legacy: public transport, roads, airport, parks, facilities, housing
    • Attract investment to the region: public and private
    • Establish Cape Town as the cultural and sporting epicenter of Africa
    • Use the momentum of a successful hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup
  • 3. Olympic Bid Timeline
    • Applicant City Stage (2011- Mid 2012)
      • Submission of applicant city questionnaire to IOC
      • Political support, infrastructure, transport, venues, accommodation, finance, general conditions, experience, media
      • IOC evaluates applicant cities and releases applicant city report (Mid 2012)
    • Candidature Phase
      • Mid 2012: Short listed applicant cities become Candidates
      • Late 2012: Submission of detailed Candidature File (detailed information elaborating on applicant city report)
      • Early 2013: Visit by IOC evaluation commission
      • Mid 2013: IOC releases evaluation commission report
      • Mid 2013: Election of the 2020 host city
  • 4. Sports Concept Proposal
    • 4 Clusters within 10 minutes of the Olympic Village
    • Olympic Park Cluster (9 sports)
    • City Cluster (8 sports)
    • Green Point Cluster (6 sports)
    • Athlone Cluster (5 sports)
  • 5. Venues
    • Based on the principle of:
    • Maximizing use of existing venues
    • Building permanent venues only where a legacy exists
    • Building temporary venues where no legacy exists
    • 70% of venues already exist of which only 10% require permanent work, others require temporary works
    • 13% of new venues to be built are permanent
    • 16% of new venues to be temporary
  • 6. Olympic Park Cluster
    • A sports, business and residential node set within a 300 hectare urban park
    • Well located: easy access to major roads and rail links (3 rail stations)
    • 9 sports at 5 venues
    • <10 minutes to the City Centre, IBC, MPC and both media villages
    • <15 minutes to Cape Town International Airport
    • Venues within walking distance for athletes
    • Great potential for synergies between Century City and the Olympic Park
  • 7. Olympic Park Cluster
    • Venues:
    • Olympic Stadium
    • Olympic Aquatic Centre
    • Rowing/Canoe course
    • Handball Arena
    • Grand Arena
    • Non sport venues:
    • Olympic Village
    • Athletes and Officials Village
    • Sports:
    • Athletics, Ceremonies
    • Swimming
    • Diving
    • Water polo (finals)
    • Handball
    • Rowing
    • Canoe – Kayak
    • Table Tennis
    • Taekwondo
  • 8. City Cluster
    • Contributing towards the further regeneration of the City Centre. Served by main road and rail links
    • 8 sports using 3 existing venues and a temporary pavilion
    • Media village
    • Major hotel district +/- 4000 rooms
    • Sponsors Village using cruise ships berthed at Table Bay Harbour
  • 9. City Cluster
    • Venues
    • CTICC
    • Good Hope Centre
    • Table Bay Harbour
    • Olympic Arena
    • Non sport venues
    • Media Village
    • Sports
    • Judo
    • Wrestling
    • Fencing
    • Weightlifting
    • Badminton
    • Rhythmic Gymnastics
    • Basketball
    • Sailing
  • 10. Green Point Cluster
    • 6 outdoor sports located within a 60 hectare urban park
    • Within easy walking distance of IOC Hotel
    • Maximizing use of existing venues
    • Building on its global recognition as Cape Town’s 2010 FIFA World Cup venue
  • 11. Green Point Cluster
    • Venues
    • Granger Bay
    • Green Point Football Stadium
    • Green Point Stadium
    • Tennis Centre
    • Urban Park
    • Non sport venues:
    • IOC Family Hotel
    • Sports
    • Triathlon
    • Football (finals)
    • Tennis
    • BMX
    • Swimming
    • Cycling (Road)
  • 12. Athlone Cluster
    • Creating a major sports and residential complex to develop Athlone and its surrounds
    • Media village located around a cultural centre at the Athlone towers
    • Consolidating existing hockey, athletics and football venue with new Olympic competition and training venues
    • Venues: 1 existing, 2 new and 1 temporary
    • Building on 2010 FIFA World cup legacy
    • Significant investment in the area (new rail stations, road links, sports venues, housing and urban regeneration)
  • 13. Athlone Cluster
    • Venues:
    • Athlone Stadium
    • Olympic Pavillion 1
    • Olympic Pavillion 2
    • Olympic Waterpolo Centre
    • Non sport venues:
    • Media Village
    • Sports:
    • Football
    • Indoor volleyball
    • Artistic Gymnastics
    • Trampoline
    • Water polo
  • 14. Non-cluster
    • Maximizing use of existing venues: Hartleyvale Hockey stadium, Bellville velodrome, Newlands stadium (Archery), OR Tambo Hall (Boxing), Berg River (Canoe/Kayak Slalom), Kenilworth Racecourse (Equestrian)
    • Iconic locations: Camps Bay Beach (Beach Volleyball), Stellenbosch (modern pentathlon, mountain bike)
    • Football: Philippi Stadium, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Soccer City
  • 15. Games for all
    • Objective of the sports concept proposal:
    • Spread games across communities of Cape Town from Phillipi to Khayelitsha, from Newlands to Bellville, from Green Point to Stellenbosch
    • Ensure a compact arrangement for athletes by following guidelines of IOC games study commission
    • Build on 2010 FIFA World Cup legacy (Green Point, Phillipi, Athlone)
    • Unlock strategically located land parcels with significant development and social uplifment potential
  • 16. Thank You
    • Questions?