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Track-and-field complex - one of the leading facilities of the Olympic Village in Ashgabat
13 October, 2016 (14:43)
Tags: Indoor Athletics
The building, which facade looks out onto the Oguz Khan Avenue, combines original architectural details, the latest technological solutions and constructive completeness.
The interior of the universal cluster is remarkable for the elegant design and functionality. Athletics arenas, sportsgrounds supplied with all necessary equipment, stands, rest rooms, fitness studios, halls, cafeterias, conference halls, administrative rooms combine comfort and innovation, modern design and usefulness, convenient zoning and original lighting solutions.
However, in spite of all architectural benefits and original stylistic solutions, the Field-and-track complex is, first of all, a multifunctional sports facility. There are several halls for various sports the more than 40,000-square-metre area.
The largest one is the athletics arena, which will host athletics tournaments. It is supplied with the most advanced sports equipment manufactured and installed by Mondo Company (Italy). This company not only equipped the arena but also laid a modern high-speed covering of race tracks that had proved themselves during the international athletics tournament held in Ashgabat recently. A representative of the Athletics Federation of Asia noted that Turkmenistan had achieved unprecedented progress in all areas, including in sports. This is vividly proved by magnificent sports complexes that satisfy high international standards. Assessing the quality of the indoor athletics arena, the foreign expert said that it was one of the best arenas in the world.
A representative of the International Association of Athletics, former outstanding athlete, world record-holder in pole vaulting Sergei Bubka, who had held meetings with the representatives of sports organizations of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat, expressed his admiration of the new complex.
Representatives of more than 60 countries will participate in the track and field events during the V Asian Games in Ashgabat.
The main track and field arena (100x55 metres) will host main athletics events, and a warming up room (71.75 x 53 metres) with tracks, jumping pits, barriers and all the necessary sports equipment is designed for trainings.
All necessary conditions were created in the complex: athletes have access to medical and massage rooms, shock pools, baths and saunas as well as rest rooms, changing rooms and showers. There are four dining rooms and three cafeterias designed for 176 guests in the complex.
The track-and-field complex will be able to host competitions in other sports in the programme of the 2017Asian Games.
All necessary conditions are created in the track-and-field complex to host chess competitions. Moreover, there is a multifunctional room designed for 96 seats to host computer and other board games in the complex. The administrative unit includes offices, meeting rooms, a conference hall for 80 seats and other auxiliary facilities.