Arena Pruszków

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The BGŻ BNP Paribas Arena is a velodrome in Pruszków, Poland. Opened in 2008 as Poland's first indoor velodrome, it hosted the 2009 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. It also hosted the 2008 European Track Championships at under-23 and junior level and the 2010 European Track Championships at elite level.

BGŻ BNP Paribas Arena
Inside the arena with bikes on the track
The track during the 2008 European Track Championships
LocationPruszków, Poland
Coordinates52°9′49″N 20°49′19″E / 52.16361°N 20.82194°E / 52.16361; 20.82194
Capacity1800
SurfaceSiberian pine
Opened2008

The track is 250 metres (820 ft) long and made of Siberian Pine. It has seats for 1800 people with the capacity to install 1500 more seats. The BGŻ Arena is also home of the Polish Cycling Federation.

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Preceded by
Manchester Velodrome
Manchester
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Venue

2009
Succeeded by
Ballerup Super Arena
Ballerup, Copenhagen
Preceded by
Omnisport Apeldoorn
Apeldoorn
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Venue

2019
Succeeded by
Velodrom
Berlin
Preceded by
Inaugural championships
European Track Championships (Elite)
Venue

2010
Succeeded by
Omnisport Apeldoorn
Apeldoorn