April 26, in the city of Rostov region opened a renovated athletic arena.
Experts estimate that every institution will be able to attend more 1,300 athletes. On an area of 3700 meters, there are treadmills, pits for pole vault and horizontal jumps, as well as sector for shot put.
Overhaul of the arena began in December 2010, the cost of the work amounted to 72,850,000 rubles. Today the arena — part of a unique sports cluster united Sports Palace stadium "Shakhtar", athletics and tennis arenas. The structure of the athletics arena includes four treadmills, pits horizontal jumps and pole vault, and the sector for shot put. A modern sports complex is designed for training sessions in athletics, futsal, gymnastics, table tennis, triathlon and cycling in the winter.
Originally athletics arena was built in 1980 — in the year of the Olympic Games in Moscow. The beginning of a new sports arena of life after reconstruction was holding on the basis of his Russian championship in weightlifting Championships, where a new world record set shahtinets Alexey Kosov.
"Mine — the birthplace of one of nine Olympic and Paralympic champions. Today Don authority shall make every effort to Vasily Alexeyev was awarded the title of Hero of Russia ", — said Sergey Gorban.