Will be a space for the preparation of the athletes


Published Wednesday, 04 de October del 2017

The second phase of the South American village promises to be one of the most important sports infrastructures in the country. As it is knowledge, the first phase of the Villa implies the construction of housing blocks to be subsequently converted into social housing. Currently, the first phase has different percentages of feed per block. The average total of advance is 30%.

In the second phase of the Villa, the main construction company performs work of land and leveling of the land as preliminary work. The director of the Organizing Committee of the XI games South American Cochabamba 2018 (Codesur), Marcelo Ortubé, mentioned that the company is now entering, so it is expected that a breakthrough in the works can be seen in May. "The Ministry has awarded a company with much experience. The company already is taking its first steps", said in time of stress that according to meetings, it will be comply with deadlines to get to the games.

Once culminated the South American Games, this part of the Villa will be a high performance Centre for Bolivian athletes, who may be staying in the hotel as well as train and prepare for international competitions. The sports village will include spaces for first level and they will be built according to international regulations so that, in addition to training, they can accommodate high level competitions.

What will the second phase of the South American Villa have?

The second phase of the South American Villa project includes the construction of a hotel; an athletic track, football and stands Court; a coliseum; a velodrome and other complementary works.

Hotel of two blocks will have 218 double rooms, 30 rooms for people with disabilities and 1 presidential suite. This infrastructure will also have common areas such as dry saunas and steam, dining room seating 136 guests, multipurpose rooms, among others.

The South American Villa will have 3 sports areas. The first will be an athletic track and football field. The track will have 8-lanes and a length of 400 m, thus complying with the technical specifications of the "rules of competition for 2016-2017 of the International Association of athletics (IAAF) federations. Also will be a field of natural grass of 68 x 105 m, Javelin, weight, hammer and disc releases area; area of long, triple jump and pole vault; and it will have electronic equipment and a lighting system for night time activity. This sector will have changing rooms for four teams.

The spectators place will have bleachers with a capacity of 1,670 people and a presidential box.

The second sports area will be the Sports Centre. This module includes a regulatory multiple Court to practice futsal, basketball and volleyball. The sports complex will also have an environment for artistic gymnastics and chess, billiards and table tennis rooms. You will be with own dressing rooms, and a cafeteria with a capacity of 30 people.

The velodrome will be the third sports area of the Villa. You will need a cycling track of 250 meters with full deck and wooden floor, features according to the requirements of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). There will be an area of changing rooms, medical area and fitness center for athletes. The stands for spectators will have a capacity of 900 people and an official Tribune for 70 people. Spaces for the press, which are television and radio transmission booths will also be built.

In addition to infrastructures sports and accommodation, in the sports village complementary works will be built to provide amenities for athletes who are still in the same. Additional works include recreation areas, areas of training, administrative rooms and parking lots.

The South American Villa will be one of the greatest legacies that leave the XI South American Games Cochabamba 2018. Located in the area of "La Tamborada", the Villa will house more than 4,000 athletes competing in the games in 2018 may.