In Togliatti, the grand opening of Lada-Arena

August 9, Togliatti was inaugurated Ice Palace "Lada-Arena". He would be the new home of the leader of the Samara region of hockey HC "Lada".

  • Photo: Igor Kazanovsky vninform.ru
  • Photo: Igor Kazanovsky vninform.ru

For the first time in the modern history of the Samara region in the operation launched a sports facility of this magnitude: a new palace meets the latest requirements, the arena holds 6 million viewers, and the technical characteristics of the ice palace can not only carry out on-site ice hockey or figure skating competition at the highest level but also to take the European Cup matches basketball team, "Red Wings" or handball, "Lada".

  • Photo: Igor Kazanovsky vninform.ru
  • Photo: Igor Kazanovsky vninform.ru

          

The official opening ceremony preceded by 3D-themed show, the performance of young skaters and colorful laser show. Then the master of ceremonies invited to the ice Governor Nikolai Merkoushkin. "Today is a holiday not only for Togliatti, but the whole of the Samara region. Over the past few decades, today we open the first facility of this level", — said the head of the region.

The head of the region emphasizes that the introduction of modern arena in Togliatti — this is only the first step. So, on Thursday, the governor discussed with the Minister of Sports of the regional government Dmitry Shlyakhtin project an ice palace in Samara 10-12 thousand spectators, will soon begin construction of the Palace of martial arts. In addition, each district will be the province of modern sports and recreation centers.

Ceremony ended with a first face-off puck Nicholas Merkushin. Thus, the governor has started the traditional off-season tournament for the Cup "Lada". In the first match of the hosts fought with HC "Navy-Karelia", which is the northern capital of the country.

         Outcome of the meeting — the victory Togliatti "Lada" 2-0.

       

       

       

       

  • Throw-washer governor Merkushin NM
  • Throw-washer governor Merkushin NM

       

  • Players of "Lada" Togliatti
  • Players of "Lada" Togliatti

       


Capacity of the main arena: 6200 spectators.

Capacity of the small arena 500 spectators.

Price of construction: 2.6 billion.

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