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Lefkosia (Nicosia). A city for all sports

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Lefkosia Tourism Company For more information tel:22889600, www.cypruslefkosia.com

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ONGOING EXPERIENCE

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The Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool meets Olympic standards at 21 x 50m with eight lanes and a separate heated diving pool (21 x 23m) with concrete diving platforms for 1, 3, 6, 8 and 10 metres. The pool has been used for training by the Greece and Cyprus national teams, in addition to hosting international events such as the Balkan Games.

a football

Particular attention is paid to the hygiene and cleanliness of the pool’s water. It is checked a minimum of three times per day by the Lefkosia Health Services Department. The pool is staffed by three lifeguards and four security guards who ensure that the correct clothing and hygiene regulations are implemented at all times.

UEFA as a ry. It offers tre, locker ning in all hletes who

ts and was of the 2004

With the support of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool

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Lefkosia Tourism Company

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

Eleftheria (Freedom) Indoor Hall The Eleftheria Indoor Hall is an up to date sports facility adjacent to the Makarios Stadium and the Leukotheo Stadium in Engkomi. It is the home ground of the Cyprus National Basketball team and is the largest indoor sports arena on the island. The Hall is used primarily for basketball matches but it can also accommodate: badminton, gymnastics, karate, taekwondo, volleyball, squash, judo and ping pong events. It has hosted several important basketball meets and other athletic competitions, such as the Saporta European Cup Final in 1997 between Real Madrid and Verona and the FIBA All Star Game in 2005. The Hall is the permanent venue for the annual Cyprus Basketball Cup Finals.

Lefkosia Multipurpose Indoor Hall The Hall opened in March 2005 and is located in the area of Makarios Stadium. It was designed and constructed in accordance with the strictest international sporting guidelines. It is the most comprehensive training facility for team and individual sports in Lefkosia and includes a hall for rhythmic and display gymnastics, a multipurpose sports hall with three training units suited to basketball, handball and volleyball. It also houses a table tennis hall with all necessary facilities to host games at an international level as well as additional badminton training units. There is also an indoor track field with a 150m running lane and full administrative and healthcare facilities that support the Lefkosia Sports Research Centre.


Olympic Shooting Range The Olympic Shooting Range was constructed in 1989 in the Apalos area of Latsia. It belongs to the Lefkosia Shooting Organization and is considered one of the best shooting ranges in Europe. Its facilities meet the demands of the strictest guidelines and it is due to this fact that the Range has hosted several international and European events, such as Shooting World Cup events in 1994, 1997, 1999 and 2001, in addition to the 2000 Final. It has also hosted European Championship events in 1998, 2004 and 2008 as well as World Championships in 1995, 2003 and 2007. It consists of four Olympic – quality skit and four trap fields. It also has eight fields dedicated to the popular ‘Sporting’ event. The Olympic Shooting Range houses 10m air-riffle target facilities with 18 spaces.

Cycling Cyprus is a cyclist’s paradise. It offers many mountain-biking thrills on a variety of routes, while optimum weather conditions make cycling a year round sport. There are many cycling clubs in Lefkosia that organize events (both competitive and recreational) across the island. The Cyprus Cycling Federation offers information on related activities that take place. One of the best-known events is the ‘Lefkosia Sunshine Cup’, which includes the highly popular Afxentia route in the Machaira Forest. Many famous cycling personalities have been known to attend, such as Sabine Spitz, (the German Beijing 2008 champion), Roel Paulissen, (the Belgian mountain bike marathon champion), Frederik Kessiakof (the Swedish 2007 Maribor champion) and many others.

Some of Lefkosia’s most contemporary Due to its optimum weather conditions and modern infrastructure system, Cyprus is an ideal

sports facilities include:

location for sports activities throughout the year. More specifically, the city of Lefkosia offers a wide range of contemporary, fully equipped sports facilities that will satisfy even the most demanding professional or amateur sportsperson. Several international events have taken place in Lefkosia’s facilities, and teams across all sports fields have chosen the city for their training purposes.

GSP (Gymnastikos Syllogos ta Pagkypria Pancyprian Sports Club) The GSP stadium consists of two main sporting units: a football stadium and a track and field area. The football field opened in 1999 and has been graded by UEFA as a Category 3 facility, the highest possible score in its category. It offers a modern, fully equipped weights room and medical centre, locker rooms for teams and athletes, training fields, air-conditioning in all common areas in addition to many other facilities for athletes who require a fully comprehensive training facility. The track and field stadium is the only one of its kind in Cyprus and is built specifically for classical sports. Fully equipped for track events, it has been classified by the International Association ofAthletics Federation (IAAF) as suitable (Class 1) for international track events. The synthetic track (‘tartan’) was refurbished in May 2007. The stadium often hosts international track and field events and was used by several athletic teams as a training centre ahead of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

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Olympic Shooting Range The Olympic Shooting Range was constructed in 1989 in the Apalos area of Latsia. It belongs to the Lefkosia Shooting Organization and is considered one of the best shooting ranges in Europe. Its facilities meet the demands of the strictest guidelines and it is due to this fact that the Range has hosted several international and European events, such as Shooting World Cup events in 1994, 1997, 1999 and 2001, in addition to the 2000 Final. It has also hosted European Championship events in 1998, 2004 and 2008 as well as World Championships in 1995, 2003 and 2007. It consists of four Olympic – quality skit and four trap fields. It also has eight fields dedicated to the popular ‘Sporting’ event. The Olympic Shooting Range houses 10m air-riffle target facilities with 18 spaces.

Cycling Cyprus is a cyclist’s paradise. It offers many mountain-biking thrills on a variety of routes, while optimum weather conditions make cycling a year round sport. There are many cycling clubs in Lefkosia that organize events (both competitive and recreational) across the island. The Cyprus Cycling Federation offers information on related activities that take place. One of the best-known events is the ‘Lefkosia Sunshine Cup’, which includes the highly popular Afxentia route in the Machaira Forest. Many famous cycling personalities have been known to attend, such as Sabine Spitz, (the German Beijing 2008 champion), Roel Paulissen, (the Belgian mountain bike marathon champion), Frederik Kessiakof (the Swedish 2007 Maribor champion) and many others.

Some of Lefkosia’s most contemporary Due to its optimum weather conditions and modern infrastructure system, Cyprus is an ideal

sports facilities include:

location for sports activities throughout the year. More specifically, the city of Lefkosia offers a wide range of contemporary, fully equipped sports facilities that will satisfy even the most demanding professional or amateur sportsperson. Several international events have taken place in Lefkosia’s facilities, and teams across all sports fields have chosen the city for their training purposes.

GSP (Gymnastikos Syllogos ta Pagkypria Pancyprian Sports Club) The GSP stadium consists of two main sporting units: a football stadium and a track and field area. The football field opened in 1999 and has been graded by UEFA as a Category 3 facility, the highest possible score in its category. It offers a modern, fully equipped weights room and medical centre, locker rooms for teams and athletes, training fields, air-conditioning in all common areas in addition to many other facilities for athletes who require a fully comprehensive training facility. The track and field stadium is the only one of its kind in Cyprus and is built specifically for classical sports. Fully equipped for track events, it has been classified by the International Association ofAthletics Federation (IAAF) as suitable (Class 1) for international track events. The synthetic track (‘tartan’) was refurbished in May 2007. The stadium often hosts international track and field events and was used by several athletic teams as a training centre ahead of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Lefkosia T For more


cyprus

www.cypruslefkosia.com

Lefkosia (Nicosia). A city for all sports

mum

Lefkosia Tourism Company For more information tel:22889600, www.cypruslefkosia.com

ross e of e in pitz, on),

r-

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

porary

The Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool meets Olympic standards at 21 x 50m with eight lanes and a separate heated diving pool (21 x 23m) with concrete diving platforms for 1, 3, 6, 8 and 10 metres. The pool has been used for training by the Greece and Cyprus national teams, in addition to hosting international events such as the Balkan Games.

a football

Particular attention is paid to the hygiene and cleanliness of the pool’s water. It is checked a minimum of three times per day by the Lefkosia Health Services Department. The pool is staffed by three lifeguards and four security guards who ensure that the correct clothing and hygiene regulations are implemented at all times.

UEFA as a ry. It offers tre, locker ning in all hletes who

ts and was of the 2004

With the support of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool

ypria -

prus and is ck events, ofAthletics ck events.

Lefkosia Tourism Company

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

Eleftheria (Freedom) Indoor Hall The Eleftheria Indoor Hall is an up to date sports facility adjacent to the Makarios Stadium and the Leukotheo Stadium in Engkomi. It is the home ground of the Cyprus National Basketball team and is the largest indoor sports arena on the island. The Hall is used primarily for basketball matches but it can also accommodate: badminton, gymnastics, karate, taekwondo, volleyball, squash, judo and ping pong events. It has hosted several important basketball meets and other athletic competitions, such as the Saporta European Cup Final in 1997 between Real Madrid and Verona and the FIBA All Star Game in 2005. The Hall is the permanent venue for the annual Cyprus Basketball Cup Finals.

Lefkosia Multipurpose Indoor Hall The Hall opened in March 2005 and is located in the area of Makarios Stadium. It was designed and constructed in accordance with the strictest international sporting guidelines. It is the most comprehensive training facility for team and individual sports in Lefkosia and includes a hall for rhythmic and display gymnastics, a multipurpose sports hall with three training units suited to basketball, handball and volleyball. It also houses a table tennis hall with all necessary facilities to host games at an international level as well as additional badminton training units. There is also an indoor track field with a 150m running lane and full administrative and healthcare facilities that support the Lefkosia Sports Research Centre.


cyprus

www.cypruslefkosia.com

Lefkosia (Nicosia). A city for all sports

mum

Lefkosia Tourism Company For more information tel:22889600, www.cypruslefkosia.com

ross e of e in pitz, on),

r-

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

porary

The Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool meets Olympic standards at 21 x 50m with eight lanes and a separate heated diving pool (21 x 23m) with concrete diving platforms for 1, 3, 6, 8 and 10 metres. The pool has been used for training by the Greece and Cyprus national teams, in addition to hosting international events such as the Balkan Games.

a football

Particular attention is paid to the hygiene and cleanliness of the pool’s water. It is checked a minimum of three times per day by the Lefkosia Health Services Department. The pool is staffed by three lifeguards and four security guards who ensure that the correct clothing and hygiene regulations are implemented at all times.

UEFA as a ry. It offers tre, locker ning in all hletes who

ts and was of the 2004

With the support of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool

ypria -

prus and is ck events, ofAthletics ck events.

Lefkosia Tourism Company

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

Eleftheria (Freedom) Indoor Hall The Eleftheria Indoor Hall is an up to date sports facility adjacent to the Makarios Stadium and the Leukotheo Stadium in Engkomi. It is the home ground of the Cyprus National Basketball team and is the largest indoor sports arena on the island. The Hall is used primarily for basketball matches but it can also accommodate: badminton, gymnastics, karate, taekwondo, volleyball, squash, judo and ping pong events. It has hosted several important basketball meets and other athletic competitions, such as the Saporta European Cup Final in 1997 between Real Madrid and Verona and the FIBA All Star Game in 2005. The Hall is the permanent venue for the annual Cyprus Basketball Cup Finals.

Lefkosia Multipurpose Indoor Hall The Hall opened in March 2005 and is located in the area of Makarios Stadium. It was designed and constructed in accordance with the strictest international sporting guidelines. It is the most comprehensive training facility for team and individual sports in Lefkosia and includes a hall for rhythmic and display gymnastics, a multipurpose sports hall with three training units suited to basketball, handball and volleyball. It also houses a table tennis hall with all necessary facilities to host games at an international level as well as additional badminton training units. There is also an indoor track field with a 150m running lane and full administrative and healthcare facilities that support the Lefkosia Sports Research Centre.


Olympic Shooting Range The Olympic Shooting Range was constructed in 1989 in the Apalos area of Latsia. It belongs to the Lefkosia Shooting Organization and is considered one of the best shooting ranges in Europe. Its facilities meet the demands of the strictest guidelines and it is due to this fact that the Range has hosted several international and European events, such as Shooting World Cup events in 1994, 1997, 1999 and 2001, in addition to the 2000 Final. It has also hosted European Championship events in 1998, 2004 and 2008 as well as World Championships in 1995, 2003 and 2007. It consists of four Olympic – quality skit and four trap fields. It also has eight fields dedicated to the popular ‘Sporting’ event. The Olympic Shooting Range houses 10m air-riffle target facilities with 18 spaces.

Cycling Cyprus is a cyclist’s paradise. It offers many mountain-biking thrills on a variety of routes, while optimum weather conditions make cycling a year round sport. There are many cycling clubs in Lefkosia that organize events (both competitive and recreational) across the island. The Cyprus Cycling Federation offers information on related activities that take place. One of the best-known events is the ‘Lefkosia Sunshine Cup’, which includes the highly popular Afxentia route in the Machaira Forest. Many famous cycling personalities have been known to attend, such as Sabine Spitz, (the German Beijing 2008 champion), Roel Paulissen, (the Belgian mountain bike marathon champion), Frederik Kessiakof (the Swedish 2007 Maribor champion) and many others.

Some of Lefkosia’s most contemporary Due to its optimum weather conditions and modern infrastructure system, Cyprus is an ideal

sports facilities include:

location for sports activities throughout the year. More specifically, the city of Lefkosia offers a wide range of contemporary, fully equipped sports facilities that will satisfy even the most demanding professional or amateur sportsperson. Several international events have taken place in Lefkosia’s facilities, and teams across all sports fields have chosen the city for their training purposes.

GSP (Gymnastikos Syllogos ta Pagkypria Pancyprian Sports Club) The GSP stadium consists of two main sporting units: a football stadium and a track and field area. The football field opened in 1999 and has been graded by UEFA as a Category 3 facility, the highest possible score in its category. It offers a modern, fully equipped weights room and medical centre, locker rooms for teams and athletes, training fields, air-conditioning in all common areas in addition to many other facilities for athletes who require a fully comprehensive training facility. The track and field stadium is the only one of its kind in Cyprus and is built specifically for classical sports. Fully equipped for track events, it has been classified by the International Association ofAthletics Federation (IAAF) as suitable (Class 1) for international track events. The synthetic track (‘tartan’) was refurbished in May 2007. The stadium often hosts international track and field events and was used by several athletic teams as a training centre ahead of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Lefkosia T For more


Olympic Shooting Range The Olympic Shooting Range was constructed in 1989 in the Apalos area of Latsia. It belongs to the Lefkosia Shooting Organization and is considered one of the best shooting ranges in Europe. Its facilities meet the demands of the strictest guidelines and it is due to this fact that the Range has hosted several international and European events, such as Shooting World Cup events in 1994, 1997, 1999 and 2001, in addition to the 2000 Final. It has also hosted European Championship events in 1998, 2004 and 2008 as well as World Championships in 1995, 2003 and 2007. It consists of four Olympic – quality skit and four trap fields. It also has eight fields dedicated to the popular ‘Sporting’ event. The Olympic Shooting Range houses 10m air-riffle target facilities with 18 spaces.

Cycling Cyprus is a cyclist’s paradise. It offers many mountain-biking thrills on a variety of routes, while optimum weather conditions make cycling a year round sport. There are many cycling clubs in Lefkosia that organize events (both competitive and recreational) across the island. The Cyprus Cycling Federation offers information on related activities that take place. One of the best-known events is the ‘Lefkosia Sunshine Cup’, which includes the highly popular Afxentia route in the Machaira Forest. Many famous cycling personalities have been known to attend, such as Sabine Spitz, (the German Beijing 2008 champion), Roel Paulissen, (the Belgian mountain bike marathon champion), Frederik Kessiakof (the Swedish 2007 Maribor champion) and many others.

Some of Lefkosia’s most contemporary Due to its optimum weather conditions and modern infrastructure system, Cyprus is an ideal

sports facilities include:

location for sports activities throughout the year. More specifically, the city of Lefkosia offers a wide range of contemporary, fully equipped sports facilities that will satisfy even the most demanding professional or amateur sportsperson. Several international events have taken place in Lefkosia’s facilities, and teams across all sports fields have chosen the city for their training purposes.

GSP (Gymnastikos Syllogos ta Pagkypria Pancyprian Sports Club) The GSP stadium consists of two main sporting units: a football stadium and a track and field area. The football field opened in 1999 and has been graded by UEFA as a Category 3 facility, the highest possible score in its category. It offers a modern, fully equipped weights room and medical centre, locker rooms for teams and athletes, training fields, air-conditioning in all common areas in addition to many other facilities for athletes who require a fully comprehensive training facility. The track and field stadium is the only one of its kind in Cyprus and is built specifically for classical sports. Fully equipped for track events, it has been classified by the International Association ofAthletics Federation (IAAF) as suitable (Class 1) for international track events. The synthetic track (‘tartan’) was refurbished in May 2007. The stadium often hosts international track and field events and was used by several athletic teams as a training centre ahead of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Lefkosia T For more


cyprus

www.cypruslefkosia.com

Lefkosia (Nicosia). A city for all sports

mum

Lefkosia Tourism Company For more information tel:22889600, www.cypruslefkosia.com

ross e of e in pitz, on),

r-

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

porary

The Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool meets Olympic standards at 21 x 50m with eight lanes and a separate heated diving pool (21 x 23m) with concrete diving platforms for 1, 3, 6, 8 and 10 metres. The pool has been used for training by the Greece and Cyprus national teams, in addition to hosting international events such as the Balkan Games.

a football

Particular attention is paid to the hygiene and cleanliness of the pool’s water. It is checked a minimum of three times per day by the Lefkosia Health Services Department. The pool is staffed by three lifeguards and four security guards who ensure that the correct clothing and hygiene regulations are implemented at all times.

UEFA as a ry. It offers tre, locker ning in all hletes who

ts and was of the 2004

With the support of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation

Lefkosia Public Swimming Pool

ypria -

prus and is ck events, ofAthletics ck events.

Lefkosia Tourism Company

ONGOING EXPERIENCE

Eleftheria (Freedom) Indoor Hall The Eleftheria Indoor Hall is an up to date sports facility adjacent to the Makarios Stadium and the Leukotheo Stadium in Engkomi. It is the home ground of the Cyprus National Basketball team and is the largest indoor sports arena on the island. The Hall is used primarily for basketball matches but it can also accommodate: badminton, gymnastics, karate, taekwondo, volleyball, squash, judo and ping pong events. It has hosted several important basketball meets and other athletic competitions, such as the Saporta European Cup Final in 1997 between Real Madrid and Verona and the FIBA All Star Game in 2005. The Hall is the permanent venue for the annual Cyprus Basketball Cup Finals.

Lefkosia Multipurpose Indoor Hall The Hall opened in March 2005 and is located in the area of Makarios Stadium. It was designed and constructed in accordance with the strictest international sporting guidelines. It is the most comprehensive training facility for team and individual sports in Lefkosia and includes a hall for rhythmic and display gymnastics, a multipurpose sports hall with three training units suited to basketball, handball and volleyball. It also houses a table tennis hall with all necessary facilities to host games at an international level as well as additional badminton training units. There is also an indoor track field with a 150m running lane and full administrative and healthcare facilities that support the Lefkosia Sports Research Centre.


Lefkosia a city for all sports