Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome

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Krylatskoye Velodrome
(Russian: велотрек „Крылатское“)
Krylatskoye Velodrome
Velodrome in 2008
Full name Krylatskoe Sports Center of Trade Unions (Velodrome)
Location Krylatskaya Street, 10
Moscow, Russia
Coordinates 55°45′47″N 37°25′59″E / 55.76306°N 37.43306°E / 55.76306; 37.43306Coordinates: 55°45′47″N 37°25′59″E / 55.76306°N 37.43306°E / 55.76306; 37.43306
Built Jan 1977 — Dec 1979
Opened December 28, 1979 (1979-12-28)
Surface Siberian larch
Architect N. I. Voronina,
A. G. Ospennikov
Capacity 6,000
Field dimensions 333.33 meter track
Public transit access Krylatskoye, Molodyozhnaya (Moscow Metro stations)

The Krylatskoye Sports Complex Velodrome is a velodrome constructed in Moscow, Russia. It hosted the track cycling events for the 1980 Summer Olympics.

The track is 333.33 meters long and 10 meters wide, with 42 degree banked turns and 11 degree straights. It was longest indoor track in the world.

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Gold coin
100 ruble gold coin minted in 1979 with the image of the Krylatskoye Velodrome to commemorate the 1980 Summer Olympics