How the Olympics Could Show Off LA’s Natural Beauty

Get ready for archery in Inglewood, mountain biking in Bonelli Park in San Dimas, and fencing, swimming, show jumping and pistol shooting in the StubHub Center in Carson — or at least, that's what the Los Angeles Olympic Bid Committee is hoping for.

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Another one of the temporary facilities for LA 2024’s plans for the games, a strategy that bid leaders say will help the city avoid the financial losses that have plagued other games.
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Archers would compete by shooting their arrows across a man-made lake in the new football stadium in Inglewood. Archery first appeared as an Olympic sport in the 1900 Olympics.
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The StubHub Center in Carson would showcase the modern pentathlon, which includes five different events: pistol shooting, fencing, swimming, horse riding and running. A number of other sports would take place in the venue, which would also be surrounded by a "live celebration site" for an "Olympic Festival atmosphere."
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Frank G Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas has proven success as a venue for international biking competitions, but LA's Olympic committee emphasized how the space "reflects the best of Los Angeles' natural beauty" with its mountainous backdrop and reservoir.
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Canals along the marina would be used for the swimming and triathlon events.
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The temporary seating off the pier would be set up as a viewing area for sailing.
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Another one of the temporary facilities for LA 2024’s plans for the games, a strategy that bid leaders say will help the city avoid the financial losses that have plagued other games.
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Handball was introduced for men during the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. The sport was introduced for women in during the 1976 Summer Olympics in Canada.
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