Paris 2024 Olympic Games events schedule announced 2 Years before the Games – see you there!
Paris 2024 has published its events competition schedule, along with new information on ticket pricing. A chance to look forward, two years before the Games begin. The countdown continues! With the first medals being awarded the day after the Opening Ceremony, a packed middle weekend, the swimming and athletics finals in the evening, placing women in the spotlight, the calendar was designed to let fans live the full experience of the Games!
With two years to go before the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 26 July 2024, Paris 2024 has released its events competition schedule, marking a key milestone in the Paris 2024 project. Drawn up in close cooperation with all the International Federations, the IOC and OBS (which will produce the TV coverage of the Games), the schedule provides a detailed breakdown of the sports programme of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
So close your eyes for a few moments and cast your mind forward to…
- Team sports taking centre stage from 24 July 2024, when the eight opening matches of the men’s football tournament will be played at venues all over France, while the Stade de
France hosts the thrills and spills of the first 12 rugby sevens matches;
- The men’s and women’s 100m freestyle swimming finals, and the silence of the Paris La Défense Arena crowd as they await the start of the race: at 8.30pm on 31 July;
- The electric atmosphere at the 110m and 100m hurdles finals in athletics at the Stade de France: from 7pm on 8 August for the men and 7pm on 10 August for the women;
- The handball finals in front of 27,000 frenzied spectators at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille: from 3pm on 10 August for the women and 1.30pm the following day for the men;
- The first ever breaking finals in Olympic Games history, at the foot of the Concorde obelisk: 8pm on 9 August for the B-Girls and the same time the next evening for the B-Boys;
- The Eventing cross-country Equestrian event, in the majestic setting of the gardens of the Château de Versailles: 28 July, from 10.30 am
- The new kitesurfing events in sailing, in the magnificent Marseille Marina: from 11am on 8 August;
- The men’s and women’s surfing quarters, semi-finals and finals on the mythical Teahupo’o wave in Tahiti: from 7am local time (7pm Paris time) on 30 July;
- The men’s individual archery final on the Esplanade des Invalides, starting at 1pm on 4 August;
- The very last Olympic gold medal to be decided (before the Paralympic Games begin two weeks later) at the women’s basketball final at the Bercy Arena, starting at 3.30pm on 11 August
It’s official! The 32 sports on the Paris 2024 Olympic Games programme now know their events schedule, with 329 events spread across 18 days of competition from Wednesday 24 July to Sunday 11 August.