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Paris celebrates Olympic values and ideals

from 23 June 2017 to 24 June 2017

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Piste athlétisme Barge sur Seine © Ubibene-Mairie de Paris


As part of the world Olympic Day, the City of Paris, the Comité National Olympique Sportif Français (CNOSF) and Paris 2024 unite to transform the heart of Paris into a gigantic temporary Olympic Park, dedicated to the celebration of sport and Olympic values and ideals.

On 23 and 24 June, the public is invited to: 

  • try out for free more than thirty Olympic and Paralympic sports
  • see high-level sporting demonstrations
  • meet numerous French athletes

To enable everyone to get around on foot, by bike, skateboard or rollerblades, a large part of the centre of Paris will be pedestrianized for the occasion and areas for sports activities will be developed and made accessible to all: the Parc Rives de Seine, the Louvre, Place de la Concorde,  Invalides, the Pavillon de l'Arsenal, the Petit Palais, the Grand Palais ...

Among the most spectacular facilities:

  • A floating athletics track installed between the Pont Alexandre III and the Pont Invalides bridge.
  • A diving board on Pont Alexandre III
  • Fencing, wrestling, archery, gymnastics, pole vaulting
  • Races and rowing demonstrations on the Seine.

Other major events not to be missed:

  • Tony Estanguet takes part in kayaking, starting from the Stade de France, via the Canal Saint-Denis, the Canal Saint-Martin, the Port de l’Arsenal and finishing at Invalides.
  • A final huge rally will be held on the Pont Alexandre III, on June 24th to confirm that Paris loves Olympic values and sport.


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The capital is the setting each year for the organisation of major cultural, sport and festive events... So Parisians, French and tourists meet on the quays of Paris for Paris Plages, Nuit Blanche, the Paris Marathon, the Roland Garros Grand Slam tournament, the Tour de France , the fireworks of July 14th at the Trocadero, the LGBT Pride March, the Techno Parade ... A varied program throughout the year!

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