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Central Stadium Ekaterinburg

Central Stadium Ekaterinburg

Central Stadium Ekaterinburg (Russian: Центральный стадион, translit. Tsentralnyi Stadion) is a multi-reason stadium in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The capacity of the stadium is just over 35,000. This will be reduced to 23,000 after the World Cup.

It is going to be one among 12 venues in eleven host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia throughout which it is going to be referred to as Ekaterinburg area. The stadium is the eastern-most a few of the 2018 World Cup venues, being the most effective venue stands in Asian Russia.

Central Stadium Ekaterinburg
Central Stadium Ekaterinburg

Central Stadium changed into built in 1957. Earlier on this territory of the city additionally turned into a sports activities facilities: from 1900 – the Velodrome, from 1928 – local Stadium, and from 1936 – the stadium “Metallurg of the East”.

Central Stadium Ekaterinburg
Central Stadium Ekaterinburg

The Stadium has hosted hundreds of sports and leisure events. Inside the first years after its starting, the stadium has ended up one of the world most essential areas of speed skating. In 1959 it held the world Allround velocity Skating Championships for ladies, as well as 1958, 1962, 1964, and 1966 championships.

Central Stadium Ekaterinburg
Central Stadium Ekaterinburg

In 2004 the Stadium has become a public business enterprise – JSC “vital Stadium” (in 2010 the shareholders – Sverdlovsk Oblast Ministry of belongings – 25% plus 1 percentage, management of town Ekaterinburg – 25% plus 1 proportion, and of JSC “Sinara organization” – 50% minus 2 shares). From September 2006 to 2011, it finished a primary big-scale stadium reconstruction. In 2015–17 completed another huge-scale reconstruction.

Central Stadium Ekaterinburg
Central Stadium Ekaterinburg

The kernel of the stadium will convey together a soccer area with natural turf size 105×68 m and an athletic complicated, which include 8 racetracks, areas for long soar, triple leap and shot position. Grand sports activities arena (BSA) will comply with international requirements of FIFA and UEFA, the Russian Athletics Federation, as well as international agencies, cultural activities, and concerts.  Underneath the stands may be places for sports facilities, accommodation for athletes, judges, clinical teams and complexes catering.

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