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
Public transit Krylatskoye, Molodyozhnaya (Moscow Metro stations)
Capacity 6,000
Field size 333.33 meter track
Surface Siberian larch
Construction
Built Jan 1977 — Dec 1979
Opened December 28, 1979 (1979-12-28)
Architect N. I. Voronina,
A. G. Ospennikov

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