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WCH M: Two days to until start – Host cities and their arenas

by WoV

Two days are left until start of the World Championship in Poland. The WorldofVolley presents you Host cities and their arenas.

The National Stadium is the most popular place in Poland and one of the best multifunctional arenas in Europe. The National Stadium in Warsaw is also the biggest conference and business centre in Poland

National Stadium

National Stadium


The “Spodek” Arena comprises of the following components:

Main hall with the capacity of 11,000 seats, gym with the capacity of 400 seats; Ice rink – opened all-year-round excluding a summer renovation break; Indoor swimming pool with two saunas and other water attractions

The “Spodek” Arena in numbers:

Date of construction: 1971

Date of the last renovation: 2011

Max. capacity: 11,000 seats

Gate for the disabled: gate 7

Total capacity: 338,732 m2

Usable area: 29,473 m2

Spodek Arena

Spodek Arena


A 5-storey building

Main field parameters: 3,500m²; 78m/45m

Total area: 27,550m²

The highest roof point: 36m

A permanent grandstand: 10,049 seats

Telescopic tribune: 2,060 seats

Facility is adapted to host 13,806 spectators

Atlas Arena

Atlas Arena


Technical information:

Built in – 1913

Modernised in – 2011

Maximum capacity – 8,000 seats

Number of spots for the disabled – first row spots in the stands – 8; it is possible to make room for the disabled on the main pitch

Number of entrances – 17

Centennial Hall

Centennial Hall


The construction began in 2007 and lasted until May 2010:

Involving over 1000 workers

Using over 2000 tons of steel

Using nearly 10,000 shoring elements

Laying over 750 kilometres of wire

With over 1000 lorries delivering concrete to the construction site

Ergo Arena

Ergo Arena


Total area 16605 m2

Area of the playing field 2491 m2

Number of permanent seats 5318

Numbers of seats including removable grandstand 8000

Parking spaces for passenger vehicles 563

Parking spaces for buses 25

Łuczniczka hall

Łuczniczka hall


Seating capacity of 15,328

11,554 seats on fixed stands and 3,774 seats on fold-up stands

4,318 m² for tracks and field

2,388 m² for other sports disciplines

Training arena together with 304-seat auditorium and back-up facilities 3,649 m²

A total of 1,341 parking spaces in the facility (underground parking lot with 808 public and 206 VIP parking spaces, 19 parking spaces for coach buses, 19 fitness parking spaces, 46 parking spaces for the personnel of the arena, 243 parking spaces in the public ground parking lot).

Kraków arena

Kraków arena

The WorldofVolley will be there too and you will have the opportunity to read our reports, exclusive interviews and a lot of good stories from Poland. Of course, there will be exclusive photos and videos. WoV also prepares surprises for our fans, so follow our posts on Twitter (we will use hashtag #WoVinPoland) and Facebook.


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Mina August 28, 2014 - 8:20 pm

I cannot wait to see Stadium full! See you there!!!


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