18th January 2001

Olympic Stadium with a capacity of 80 thousand people to be constructed in Bibiheybat, Azerbaijan

An application File sent to the IOC by the Baku 2016 Organizing Committee included plans on the construction of main Olympic facilities and sites in the centre of Baku and Bibiheybat districts, the Baku 2016 Organizing Committee secretary, the Youth and Sport Ministry head for international relations department Ilham Madatov told.
He said there are 465 ha empty territory where different Olympic sport facilities will be constructed and the state intends to erect Olympic village and 80 000-seat stadium as well as other several Olympic facilities in that territory.
“Baku Sport palace and Heydar Aliyev Sport concert Complex are in the centre of the city. As to concrete sport kinds we decided to hold one stage of cycle tour at the National Park”.