Peace and Friendship Stadium (SEF) 07-30-2004 09:23

The famous Peace and Friendship Stadium, situated on the magnificent coast of Faliro, in the south of Athens, very close to the port of Piraeus, is a jewel of modern architectural style.

The stadium enjoyed international prestige and an enviable reputation thanks to its use as a venue for important European and international sport championships as well as professional and commercial fairs.

Its renovation was undertaken by the General Secretariat of Sports (GSS) and resulted in a 13,200 seated capacity stadium, which will host during the Olympic Games the exciting Volleyball contest and in the future other sport, social, commercial and cultural events.

Quick Facts & Dates

Sport: Volleyball

Competition Schedule: 14-29 August

Athletes participating: 288

Total capacity: 13,200 spectators

Net capacity: 9,400 spectators

Total land surface: 81,000 sq m

Distance from Olympic Village: 25km

Completion Date: 30 June 2004

Official Opening: 11 August 2004

Press seats: 180

Spectator Services:

3 Olympic Products selling points, Info Booth, ticket resolution office, ticket office, 3 clinics, ambulance, 5 food concessions, WCs, stroller storage, water coolers, 螒韦螠s, environment information point, vending machines for mobile telephony prepaid vouchers and connection packs

Source:The official website of the ATHENS 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games

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