SQY Olympic Venue

Capacity 5000

Olympic Games

Cycling | Modern Pentathlon

Paralympic games


The Vélodrome National is located in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 6 km away from the Golf National, where the Olympic golf competitions will take place. It houses the headquarters of the French Cycling Federation. Originally conceived as part of Paris’ bid to host the 2012 Games, the Vélodrome National boasts an innovative Siberian pine track that is 250 m long by 8 m wide and has a gradient of 13° on the straights and 43.8° on the turns. The track was designed by Ralph Schürmann, who also worked on the velodrome used for the 2008 Beijing Games.

This versatile, modular venue can accommodate a range of activities, including sporting and cultural events. It was even used as a vaccination centre during the Covid-19 pandemic, enabling people waiting to get their vaccine to watch the French team
train for Tokyo. It regularly holds events and training sessions for other sports disciplines, such as badminton and combat sports, as well as fitness classes for the general public. The velodrome will host not only the
track cycling events, but also the modern pentathlon fencing competition at the Paris 2024 Games.

Practice Information
36 KM
west of the Olympic and Paralympic Village, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (78)

Getting There
• Bus
• RER line C
• Transilien train lines N and U

Nearby Games Venues
• Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines BMX Stadium
• Golf National
• Élancourt Hill
• Château de Versailles

Capicity 5,000

Nearby Tourist Attractions
• Château de Versailles

Post 2024 Legacy
The velodrome, which hosted the 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships as its inaugural event, will continue to host major national and international track cycling and BMX competitions.

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  • Saturday09:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday09:00 - 18:00
  • Monday09:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday09:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday09:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday09:00 - 18:00
  • Friday09:00 - 18:00
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