National Gymnastics Arena

The National Gymnastics Arena is an indoor arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. The venue is mainly used for gymnastics.

National Gymnastics Arena
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LocationBaku, Azerbaijan
Coordinates40°25′09″N 49°55′00″E / 40.41923°N 49.916605°E / 40.41923; 49.916605Coordinates: 40°25′09″N 49°55′00″E / 40.41923°N 49.916605°E / 40.41923; 49.916605
OwnerMayoralty of Baku
Capacity5,000–9,000
Construction
Broke groundAugust 2009
Built2009–2014
OpenedApril 2014
ArchitectBroadway Malyan
Project managerPhil Benson
Main contractorsPASHA Construction (PASHA Holding)
Website
www.mga.az

OverviewEdit

National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan was designed by Broadway Malyan. PASHA Construction (PASHA Holding) appointed Broadway Malyan to develop the arena from start to finish after winning a competition to design the scheme in 2011.[1] The construction of the NGA started in August 2009,[2] and was inaugurated in April 2014.[3] The arena has capacity of 5,000–9,000 seats depending on the event conducting.[4]

AirdomeEdit

The NGA has an additional training hall - Airdome, which was constructed in the south part of the arena on an area of 6000 m². The dome is kept inflated by ventilators creating internal pressure.[5]

EventsEdit

The arena hosted several events of different types of sports as following:[6][7]

Event Date
21st Rhythmic Gymnastics Azerbaijan Championship April 2014
30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships June 2014
1st WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships July 2014
Joint Gymnastics Tournament in 5 disciplines August 2014
21st Azerbaijan and Baku Championships on men's artistic gymnastics December 2014
Azerbaijan's and Baku Championship on rhythmic gymnastics, also the first ever Regions' Cup December 2014
2015 NN Table Tennis ITTF - Europe Top 16 Cup February 2015
Open Joint Azerbaijan Championships in Gymnastics Disciplines March 2015
1st European Games June 2015
FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup AGF Trophy February 2016
FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics March 2016
Azerbaijan and Baku Championship among age categories in Artistic Gymnastics May 2016
FIG World Cup Final in Rhythmic Gymnastics July 2016
23rd Baku Championship in Acrobatic Gymnastics [8] November 2016
14th Azerbaijan and Baku Championship among Age Categories in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling
FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling February 2017
FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup March 2017
FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup Series April 2017
4th Islamic Solidarity Games May 2017
24th Baku Championship and Azerbaijan Championship among Age Categories in Men's and Women's Artistic Gymnastics June 2017
24th Azerbaijan Championship among Age Categories in Acrobatic Gymnastics
Azerbaijan and Baku Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling Championships among Age Categories November 2017
Open Azerbaijan and Baku Aerobic Gymnastics Championships among Age Categories
Rhythmic Gymnastics Baku Championships among Age Categories
2018 World Judo Championships September 2018
2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships[9] May 2019
26th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships among age categories [10] June 2019
2019 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival (Artistic gymnastics) July 2019[11]
FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships September 2019[12]
2021 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships November 2021
2022 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships March 2022

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Gymnastics Arena in Azerbaijan completed". www.stadia-magazine.com. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ "AGF — History 2009 August". agf.az. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  3. ^ "AGF — History 2014 April". agf.az. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  4. ^ "About NGA". www.mga.az. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  5. ^ "National Gymnastic Arena". www.mga.az. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  6. ^ "National Gymnastic Arena - Events". www.mga.az. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Baku 2015 European Games - Venues - National Gymnastics Arena". Baku 2015. Archived from the original on 24 January 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2018.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  8. ^ "The 23rd Azerbaijan and Open Baku Women's and Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championship among Age Categories and The 23rd Azerbaijan Acrobatic Gymnastics Championship". AGF — Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
  9. ^ "UEG Gymnastics". www.ueg.org. Archived from the original on 2019-05-02. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
  10. ^ "The 26th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships among age categories in Acrobatic Gymnastics / The 26th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships among age categories in Artistic Gymnastics". AGF — Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
  11. ^ "Competition Venues". eyofbaku2019.com. Archived from the original on July 22, 2019. Retrieved 2019-09-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  12. ^ "FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships". agf.az. Retrieved 2019-09-20.

External linksEdit

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