Training venues


The training site is located in the heart of the National Institute for Sports, Expertise and Performance (INSEP). Located in the Bois de Vincennes (12th arrondissement) less than 10km from Bercy. The INSEP has indoor and outdoor sports facilities, which are fully equipped, and has almost 35 acres surface area. These facilities are at the disposal of top athletes, to allow them to train for fundamental sports competitions. Top competitors from the 26 sporting areas, including athletics, have constant access to these sports facilities.

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This outstanding site also includes many working and study spaces (meeting room, classroom, press room, library, computing room, lecture hall…) and scientific and medical infrastructures.


The various equipments give the opportunity to play every indoor or outdoor Sport: Athletics of course, but also Football, Tennis, Volleyball, Handball, Badminton, Basketball, Shooting, Combat Sports, Wrestling, Tennis, Weightlifting, Swimming, Fencing…

The Athletics indoor facilities are composed of:

  • A 340m track
  • A loop with a 166.6m bending
  • A 60m speed and hurdle track (9 lanes)
  • A  100m sprint track (5 lanes)

Associated with high-standard equipment, these facilities will allow athletes to train in the best conditions during their trip in Paris.