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Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome

The Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome is a velodrome constructed in Moscow, Russia. It hosted the track cycling events for the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Krylatskoye Velodrome
(Russian: велотрек „Крылатское“)
Krylatskoye Velodrome
Velodrome in 2008
Full nameKrylatskoe Sports Center of Trade Unions (Velodrome)
LocationKrylatskaya Street, 10
Moscow, Russia
Coordinates55°45′47″N 37°25′59″E / 55.76306°N 37.43306°E / 55.76306; 37.43306Coordinates: 55°45′47″N 37°25′59″E / 55.76306°N 37.43306°E / 55.76306; 37.43306
Public transitKrylatskoye, Molodyozhnaya (Moscow Metro stations)
Capacity6,000
Field size333.33 metres (1,093 ft 7 in) track
SurfaceSiberian larch
Construction
BuiltJan 1977 — Dec 1979
OpenedDecember 28, 1979 (1979-12-28)
ArchitectN. I. Voronina,
A. G. Ospennikov

The track is 333.33 metres (364 yards 1 foot 7 inches) long and 10 metres (32 feet 10 inches) wide, with 42 degree banked turns and 11 degree straights. It was longest indoor track in the world.

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100 ruble gold coin minted in 1979 with the image of the Krylatskoye Velodrome to commemorate the 1980 Summer Olympics