Russia’s first biathlon stadium in the midlands

"The biathlon stadium: a view from the bleachers"
"The biathlon stadium: a view from the bleachers"
 Photo source:gazprom.ru

The biathlon stadium — one of the objects "of combining complex for competition in cross country skiing and biathlon, the Olympic mountain village with 1100 seats, an access road on the ridge Psekhako" created by "Gazprom" for the Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi.

Combined complex — large-scale and complex project to create all the necessary infrastructure for sporting events:

— Biathlon stadium;
— Ski stadium;
— Two separate areas of start and finish for each event;
— Two separate systems traces;
— Shooting;
— The total area of preparation for a competition that is near the start and finish areas;
— The training track;
— A single route both sports with convenient access for visitors to the start and finish areas.

The complex is on a ridge Psekhako become the first and only sports facility for biathlon and cross-country skiing in Russia, located in the midlands (facilities located at an altitude of 1430-1600 meters above sea level). A cross-country skiing and biathlon is designed to meet all the requirements of the international federation FIS (International Ski Federation) and IBU (International Biathlon Union).

In athletics to skiing, some ski trails leading from it, and the start-finish area — temporary structures. The building biathlon stadium with stands for spectators, the shooting range and leading to the stadium track — permanent structures that will be used after 2014: combined ski and biathlon complex will convert to a combined arena for cross country skiing and biathlon, outdoor area will be used for team sports and the arena will host the concert events. The main building biathlon complex will be used as a multifunction all-season sports complex, which includes a sports hotel, a sports school, a rehabilitation center, cafes and restaurants. It is assumed that the complex will be the main training base for the Russian national biathlon and cross country skiing in the midlands.

"Construction equipment working in the area of the start and finish biathlon and cross-country skiing"
"Construction equipment working in the area of the start and finish biathlon and cross-country skiing"
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"Stadiums"
"Stadiums"
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"The construction site in front of the stadium bleachers"
"The construction site in front of the stadium bleachers"
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"Future Zone start and finish biathlon and cross"
"Future Zone start and finish biathlon and cross"
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"Finishing works in building the stadium"
"Finishing works in building the stadium"
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The mountains are reflected in the windows of the stadium

"The view from the cockpit of the future commentary"
"The view from the cockpit of the future commentary"
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"The building of the stadium: a view from the front group"
"The building of the stadium: a view from the front group"
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"The building of the stadium: Another view from the front group"
"The building of the stadium: Another view from the front group"
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"Building site at the foot of the stadium"
"Building site at the foot of the stadium"
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