ARENA. Imagined by the agency Chabanne and partners as a cloud suspended in the sky, the athletics stadium indoor, built in Miramas (Bouches-du-Rhône) will be in December 2017 one of the largest rooms covered in Europe. Discovery.
A technical feat for a piece of equipment large-scale international. Has Miramas (Bouches-Rhone), the municipality prides itself already be delivered in December next, in the area of activities of Molière, one of the largest rooms on the athletics track covered Europe. In the program : a space of 130 meters long and 80 meters wide, a synthetic coating on the ring of speed comparable to that of the olympic stadium of London, not to mention a circular track of 200 meters and another of 60 meters, respectively, 6 and 8 corridors, and tiers of 5,500 tickets for the athletics, and 7,500 for team sports.
A central ring of competition certified by the international athletics Federation
The town of Miramas has, indeed, seen great to get such equipment which can host large-scale events in the world. “The track consisting of a central ring of competition will be certified by the IAAF (international athletics federation in order to organize the European championship”, explains to us this April 21, 2017, Nicolas Chabanne, the architect of lyon, specialist sports equipment, the winner of the contest in July 2014.
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The particularity of this room ? “It will have under the stands of a second ring warm-up unique in its kind, of 240 metres and a track of 130 meters”, said the architect. The ends of the room, a saltire to the pole and a tray for the long jump and the triple jump will also be constructed.
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