TORINO: NORDIC COMBINED/SKI JUMPING: COMPETITION VENUES


TORINO: NORDIC COMBINED/SKI JUMPING: COMPETITION VENUESNordic combined/ski jumping

Total events: 3
Approximate number of athletes: 55

Venue 1 – (ski jumping) Pragelato

Spectator information
Expected number of spectators: 8,055

Location
The venue is located in the village of Pragelato (altitude 1,524 meters) about 80 kilometers from Torino, on the right side of the Torrente Chisone facing the hamlet of Rivets. During the competition period, the facility will extend temporarily to the other side of the river (approximately 14,000 sq m). It is located a few kilometers from Sestriere and is linked to Torino and Pinerolo by the SS 23 road.

Description of the facilities
The facilities include two competition jumping hills (LH and NH), plus three training jumping hills (K15, K30, K60). The complex will also include facilities for the athletes, the Olympic family, sponsors and the public.

During the Olympic Games, a permanent building will accommodate several functions with all the necessary facilities: offices and meeting rooms, administrative and safety personnel offices, refreshments, press conference room. The venue media center will be located in a temporary tent.

Field of play

Normal hill and large hill
(Jumping hills/start altitude/finish altitude)
Normal hill (NH HS 106) 1,635 m 1,528 m
Large hill (LH HS 140) 1,650 m 1,528 m

Training venue
Same as competition

Venue 2 – (cross-country skiing) Pragelato plan

Olympic events: 3
Expected number of spectators: 8,116

Location
The venue will be located in the village of Pragelato (altitude 1,524 metres) about 80 kilometers from Torino. The course is situated in the Val Chisone between the hamlets of Pattemouche and Granges. It is located a few kilometers from Sestriere and is linked to Torino and Pinerolo by SS 23 road.

Description of the facilities
The course will consist of a 10 km loop with different deviations. During the Games, the ‘Cross-Country Centre’ will provide service facilities for the technical staff and jury including: Results Room, Timekeepers Room, Jury Room, Technical Delegates’ Room, Secretary and Rest Room.

Field of play
(Loop/length/total climb/highest point/lowest point/height difference/maximum climb)
Loop 1 2.5 km 88 m 1,597 m 1,559 m 38 m 34 m
Loop 2 2.5 km 104 m 1,614 m 1,555 m 59 m 54 m
Loop 3 5.0 km 192 m 1,614 m 1,555 m 59 m 54 m

Training venues
Same as competition

Post-Olympic use
Center for ski jumping and nordic combined training and competitions

Weather data for last 10 years
Average maximum temperature in February 6.2 °C
Average minimum temperature in February -3.3 °C
Average snow depth in February 52 cm
Average wind speed in February (10:00 – 13:00) 7.1 km/h
Average wind speed in February (17:00 – 20:00) 5.4 km/h

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