Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall (NIH) 08-02-2004 09:18

The Olympic Weightlifting Hall in Nikaia, an area in the southwest of the Attica region, consists of a main Indoor Gym building.

Weightlifting is very popular for Greeks and the Hall was one of the first projects to be planned and supported for the 2004 Olympic Games by the General Secretariat of Sports.

The venue has supplementary areas for warming up, resting, changing, training, hygiene-medical care and hostels for the athletes, as well as additional rooms for security, press, spectators鈥 services and recreation.

Quick Facts & Dates

Sport: Weightlifting

Competition Schedule: 14-16, 18-21, 23-25 August

Athletes participating: 260

Total capacity: 5,100 spectators

Net capacity: 3,500 spectators

Total land surface: 8,000 sq m

Distance from Olympic Village: 29.5km

Official Opening: 14 August 2004

Press seats: 150

Spectator Services:

Ticket resolution office, food concessions, merchandising concessions, spectators medical services, lost & found office, stroller storage, 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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