Swimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex

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Olimpiysky Pool, Moscow, as seen in 1991

The Swimming Pool at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex is a covered swimming centre in Moscow, Russia. The venue, built for the 1980 Summer Olympics, makes up the Olimpiysky Sports Complex architectural ensemble together with the Olimpiysky Arena. During the Olympics, it hosted the swimming, diving, water polo, and the swimming part of the modern pentathlon events.[1] It also hosted 2002 Short Course World Championships. The venue consists of a 50x25x2,25m swimming pool (with capacity for 7,500 spectators), separated by an acoustic partition from the 35x25x6 m diving pool (with capacity for 4,500 spectators). [2]


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Coordinates: 55°46′52″N 37°37′35″E / 55.78111°N 37.62639°E / 55.78111; 37.62639