Speed Skating stadium
Speed skating stadium in Minsk is the first indoor skating area in Belarus with 400-meter track. The internal radius of its turn is 26 m, the width of double track is 9 m. The inner perimeter of the track is provided with ice bar for training at the width of 7 m. Outer perimeter has a 3 meter rumble strip. Two tracks for curling, two hockey pitches (60 х 30m, 60 х 28m) are situated in the area of the ice field.
The total area of ice at the stadium is about 10 thousand square meters. The area of 5 thousand is occupied with high-speed skating track.
Skating stadium is also equipped with unique facility – rooms of mountain air – where sportsmen can have training under conditions of low atmospheric pressure and oxygen deficiency thus imitating the conditions of areas high above sea levels. It has been scientifically proven that regeneration of tissues and improvement in immune system are observed for a person in such conditions.