Opening of super modern sport complex in Avaza
Put into operation of sports facilities, timed to the World’s Health Day, would definitely be one of the brightest event of this year, which was declared as Year of Health and Inspiration.
Super modern sport complex that supplemented the infrastructure of Avaza would be universal educational and training centre for Turkmen athletes, good base for preparation of sportsmen and national teams in different sports including those included into the programme of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Besides, high level international competitions are able to be held there what would also promote improving prestige of the country in the sports world.
The culmination came and Turkmen President cut symbolical ribbon under the burst of applause of the participants. Avaza port Complex is opened now!
According to the contract with the Ministry of Industry of Turkmenistan, this project was fulfilled by Myradym Individual Enterprise, the member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
Having started the review of the complex, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov went to the building for games sports where Turkmenistan Volleyball National Team and the Team of the Ministry of defence of the Country were going to have friendly match in new sport complex.
The President expressed the interest in technical provision of the building that has large sport arena for futsal, basketball, large and table tennis (ping-pong), handball, volleyball, gymnastics and other sports. There are stands for 2 355 spectators. There are small hall for training, change rooms for players and coaches, sauna, steam bath, café, offices and technical rooms. The main sport equipment and appliances were provided by “Shelde” (Netherlands).
2-store building of martial arts muhamedov proceeded to. Its main component is a large arena with visitors stands for 2 272 people. Simultaneous competitions at three rings including fights in boxing, taekwondo, judo, free and Greco-Roman wrestling and other martial arts as well as powerlifting tournaments can be held there. The project also stipulated two training halls with boxing ring and wrestling mats. Sport equipment and appliances were presented by famous company “Foeldeak” (Germany).
At the same time, fights of masters in sambo, jujitsu and gyoresh wrestling started at the rings, which were watched with the interest by the Head of the State and foreign guests.
Besides, there are two fitness halls with most modern machines from the leading companies in this field as “Gym80”, “Technogym”, “Leika” and “Life Fitness”. All-purpose training complexes provide efficient training for all users – professional sportsmen and amateurs as well as for all age categories.
The exhibition dedicated V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Its exposition present books, booklets and posters on the activity of National Olympic Committees of Asian and Oceania countries like Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Japan, Uzbekistan and other. Videos demonstrated on the monitors spoke on the development of sport movement in tese countries.
The Executive Committee for preparation of V Asian Games, the State Committee of Turkmenistan for Sports, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the ministry of textile industry of the country presented their sections at the exhibition, having demonstrated the samples of different items portraying the main logo of 2017 Asian Games – Ahalteke horse, including the uniform for sportsmen and volunteers as well as dictionaries and phrase books, souvenirs and other attributes of the coming sport forum. Numerous cups and medals won by Turkmen athletes at prestigious international competitions in different sports were displayed there.
Presentation of classic and fancy dishes of different world’s cuisines is another evidence of the great attention paid to preparation to 2017 Asian Games and general development of fruitful international cooperation in humanitarian and cultural spheres. Together with sportsmen form Asia, representative of Oceania states like Australia, New Zealand, numerous island states of Polynesia and Micronesia will take part in the coming sport event. Considering the scale of the competitions, the necessity for study of the best practice in organization of such large events is growing. In this regard, the service sphere, as the main factor of hospitality industry, is given with the key role.
2-store building of winter sports – ice-hockey and figure skating. Total area of Ice Palace is more than 14.4 thousand square meters and the height is more than 19 meters. The ground floor has ice arena of standard professional sizes – 30X60 meters with stands for 2 949 spectators. All equipment, appliances and gears were procured from the famous companies “Raita Sport” and “Kerko” (Finland) as well as “Zamboni” (USA), which traditionally supply the equipment for Ice Hockey World’s Cups, Winter Olympics and Asian games. These are hockey fences, goals, stands, sport chairs, protection and insulation ice coating, special ice machines for maintenance of the ice ring, etc.
3-store building with more than 16 356 square Meters area and 23 Meters height includes several swimming pools including the Olympic one for sport and synchronized swimming and water polo. According to FINA (International Swimming Federation) regulations, it is 50 Meter long and 25 Meters wide. The Olympic pool is divided into ten lines by special ropes with floats.
Besides, there are training pools, pools for jumping with 10-, 7.5-, 5- and 3-Meter springboards as well as mini swimming pool for kids, whirlpool massage, gym and special training premise for teaching swimming and water jumping.
The pools are equipped with preparation, heating and water circulation systems. The equipment like start bollard, ladders, jump and spring boards, goals for water polo, automatic timing systems, displays, underwater cameras and others were supplied by famous world’s companies like “Malmsten” (Sweden), “Colorado” and “Omega” (USA) , which production was used at the Olympic games, World’s and Europe Championships.
Modern architecture, beautiful interiors, furnishing and design of the sport centres, where all necessary infrastructure for sportsmen, coaches and fans is created, are worth mentioning. Every building of the facility has comfortable changing rooms, rest rooms, medical and massage rooms, sauna, Turkish bath, café, billiard and bowling, Ping-Pong rooms, sport equipment lockers. The buildings are equipped with referee and timing systems, information displays and special apparatus for live TV and radio broadcasting, work of mass media and translators. There are VIP and CIP stands and special places for disabled people.
Having congratulated the sportsmen with opening of this beautiful facility, the Head of the State noted large importance of new object for further development of sport movement in our country. Leaving new sport complex and wished large successes in sport arena and in life to the hosts, athletes and coaches.