Myrtha Pools adds another
important success to its already rich prize-record, building a temporary
pool for all the swimming competitions on the occasion of the 32nd Len European Swimming Championships held in Berlin.
The competition is centered around the Europa-Sportpark, a unique sports
complex, close to the famous Alexanderplatz in the center of Berlin.
All swim meets will take place at the Velodrom, a multifunctional arena
designed by the architect Dominique Perrault, whereas the diving and
synchronized swimming events will be at the adjoining ‘Schwimm- und
Sprunghalle’ (SSE). The historical ‘Regattastrecke Grünau’ will provide
the venue for the athletes in open water swimming.
The ‘Velodrom’ is one of the most impressive multipurpose arenas in
Berlin and Germany. With a diameter of 142 meters, this suspended
ceiling structure is unique in Europe and the largest of its kind in the
world. The arena was originally built for the cycling competitions as
part of the Berlin Olympic Games bid in 2000 and is now a regular venue
for the ‘Berliner Sechstagerennen’ (Berlin Six Day Race). With a maximum
capacity of 12,000 spectators and numerous adjoining rooms for press,
catering etc. this multifunctional arena will be a perfect venue to hold
the 32nd LEN European Swimming Championships, ensuring high technical
standards for “fast” competitions.
In order to use this extraordinary location for the 32nd LEN Championships,
a temporary pool will be installed to hold all the swimming
competitions. Myrtha Technology has been choosed for the Velodrom’s
The Velodrom’s Myrtha temporary pool installation is scheduled to start on 24th July until 7th August, including filtration plant set up. The swimming pool, which surface is 50x21 m,
presents a constant depth of 2,10 m, overflow gutter and two removable
headwalls. The will be installed in the central court, surrounded by the
The Berlin’s experience confirms the competence, the innovation and the
reliability guaranteed by Myrtha Pools and adds another important
success to the variety of pools built for the major international sport
Temporary pool installation is scheduled to start on 24th July until 7th August