|Built||1992 - 1997|
|Construction cost||138,000,000 EUR|
|Structural engineer||Ove Arup & Partners|
4,911 (press conference)
The Velodrom (velodrome) is an indoor track cycling arena, in the Prenzlauer Berg, locality of Berlin, Germany. Holding up to 12,000 people, it was also Berlin's largest concert venue, until the opening of O2 World in 2008.
It is part of a larger complex, which includes a swimming pool as well, built in the course of the - unsuccessful - application of Berlin, for the 2000 Summer Olympics.
It replaced the former Werner-Seelenbinder-Halle, which was demolished in 1993.
It hosts, mainly, indoor sporting events, trade shows and concerts.
The arena is famous for its steel roof construction - with a diameter of 142 meters, it has Europe's largest steel roof.
- Velodrome homepage: facts (german)
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