Olimpiiska (Kiev Metro)

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KyivMetroLogo.png Kiev Metro station
Respublikanskyi Stadion metro station 2010 01.jpg
The Station Hall
LocationPecherskyi District
Coordinates50°25′56″N 30°30′58″E / 50.43222°N 30.51611°E / 50.43222; 30.51611Coordinates: 50°25′56″N 30°30′58″E / 50.43222°N 30.51611°E / 50.43222; 30.51611
Owned byKiev Metro
Line(s)Obolonsko–Teremkivska line Obolonsko–Teremkivska line
Structure typeunderground
Platform levels1
Other information
Station code219
Opened19 December 1981
Previous namesRespublikansky Stadion
Preceding station   Kiev Metro   Following station
Obolonsko–Teremkivska Line
toward Teremky

Olimpiiska (Ukrainian: Олімпійська) is a station on the Kiev Metro's Obolonsko–Teremkivska Line. It was opened on December 19, 1981, and was originally named after Kiev's Republican Stadium as Respublikansky Stadion (Ukrainian: Республіканський Стадіон; Russian: Республиканский стадион). It was designed by A.S. Krushynskyi, T.A. Tselikovska, A.S. Andriienko, and Y.M. Sharanevych.

The station is built deep underground and consists of a central hall with arcades leading toward the station platforms. The walls have been covered with grey marble and the lighting comes from chandeliers. On a wall at the end of the central hall, are the Olympic rings, commemorating the 1980 Summer Olympics. The station is accessible by passenger tunnels on the Velyka Vasylkivska and another street.

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