Saransk Stadium for the 2018 World Cup

Stadium “Юбилейный” or “Anniversary” Location: Saransk
Year of construction: 2015
Construction price: 180 million $
Capacity: 45,015 spectators
Home team: Mordovia

Saransk is the smallest city in which the World Cup will be held in 2018. The capital of Mordovia will have 4 matches of the group stage of the 2018 World Cup. The matches will be played in the stadium, which was named «Мордовия- арена »(« Mordovia Arena »). The name was selected by popular vote. This was not without incident: at the beginning of the name of the site was at the head «Шумбрат-арена» or “Shumbrat Arena”, so the competition was a hard dispute. The final name was selected as a result of a special commission, and adopted its current name.



The project was designed by FSUE “Sports Engineering” with the participation of St. Petersburg and Moscow design offices. Primary documents produced by the Design Institute “Saranskgrazhdanproekt” and specialist designers of the German company SPORTFIVE. PSO “Kazan” was the general contractor. The construction cost around 17, 1 million euros.
According to the project, the Saransk stadium will be finished in 2018, as well as other areas will be transformed for the stadium. During the 2018 World Cup the stadium will have a capacity for 45 thousand spectators. In accordance with FIFA regulations there will be a place and access for people with reduced mobility. It will also be equipped with separate VIP rooms, and a Presidential Lodge. The stands will be equipped with the sector of guests and sector of the premises, next to which will be the playrooms for children. All sectors with separate exits, bathrooms, dining rooms, relief centers.
For the organization of the media, there are separate places, two permanent work television studio, room for press conferences. The seats after the World Cup will be reduced by 30 thousand. Instead of the land will not be dismantled, will be equipped with a volleyball room (west side), gym (east side). In addition the “sport” part of “Mordovia arena” will be built as a commercial center and office complex.
It reaches an agreement «Mordovia Arena» practically in the center of the city. On the north side of the street are Volgograd and the communist street. On the west side of the river, built in the east of the residential area “Tavla”. The construction of the stadium also includes the improvement of adjacent territories. It is planned to organize a park to equip the area. As a result, according to the calculations of the designers, “Mordovia Arena” will be joining the center and the northwest part of the city. The area of ​​land where the facilities will be built sports stadium, will be 232,000 square meters, the total area of ​​the stadium – .. 122,000 square meters.
The concept of the project plans to create an image of the scene of a bright red sun, which is one of the symbols of Mordovia and located on the flag of the country. The bowl of the stadium the sun as it hovers over the earth. The oval shell of the stadium, from east to west oval support gradually decreases and rises again. The western façade facing the center of Saransk, in the center was hoisted media facades.
The construction of the stadium in Saransk 2018 World Cup began in 2010. Initially, the project is supposed to pass from here to 2012, to the 2012 All-Russia Olympic Games and the celebration of the 1,000th anniversary of the unification of the people of Mordovia with the towns of Russia, but then the stadium had to fit less than 28 000 people. It was renounced, but now “Mordovia-arena” will have to be finalized in 2017. At the end of the year, the builders plan to prepare the installation of the metal container. In general, work done ahead of the terms of the assumptions plan.

Location of the stadium on the map

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