Factfile on Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

July 27th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS  

Factfile on Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
1. Renovation cost: Rs 961 crore (approx $200 million)

2. Seating capacitity: 60,000

3. PTFE (Poly-tetra fluore ethylene) membrane roof largest in Asia.

4. Earthquake resistant building

5. Competition area: 400 metres x 9 lane synthetic track with 10 sprint lanes

6. Training area: 400 metres x 9 lane synthetic track; warm-up area for throwing; final warm-up synthetic track inside the main stadium 80 metres long, six-lane

7. Underground tunnel through arena

8. Surface tunnel for athletes from warm-up area to main stadium

9. High definition television transmission with 2200 lux

10.State-of-art sports lighting through 22 lighting pylons.

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