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10 may 2014

An Olympic track Reunification

The new stadium track of the Abruzzo capital is the same in London 2012.

On May 14th, there will be the inauguration of the new Aquila running track that stars Mondo with its Mondotrack 13.5mm surface and the supply of equipment. The track has been installed in the stadium of the capital of Abruzzo, one of the landmarks that remained after the earthquake that struck the city in 2009. The facility, now completely restored, replacing the old one that immediately after the earthquake, it housed the city's largest tent city, the Piazza d'Armi. The new 8-lane athletics track will be opened in the presence of senior leaders of the National Olympic Committee, led by President John Malagò, and Fidal. The Olympic Committee has followed closely in the footsteps of redevelopment of the stadium, whose works have been performed under the direction of Vincent Perinelli. CONI has paid homage to the town of L'Aquila with sports equipment.

The track, which will be approved by the national and international competitions, has been produced and installed in about three months from July to September 2013. It is a typical eight-lane oval with two runways for jumps: a runway area platforms with footrests for the pole vault and javelin throwing and a bezel on the opposite side where the are the platforms launch (launch weight and disc / hammer ), javelin throw and high jump area. In the field there is a zone for triple jump composed of two footboards bidirectional. The track is installed on a base of bituminous conglomerate similar to the one for normal roads, but with a flatness tolerance much more demanding. The surface area is 4,879 square meters. With the lunettes and ancillary areas reaches a total of 7,423 square meters. Around 92 tons of rubber have been used to realize the track. The provision has been made to the company Walter Martinelli, contractor of all the works related to the new stadium for athletics Aquila, the material was installed by Company Madi Sports. The grandstand, all laminated wood, entirely covered with large changing rooms and toilets below, was produced by Rubner Holzbau S.p.a. Bressanone. The Mondo Iberica subsidiary has developed equipment for athletics fixed and mobile.