‘Baku 2019’ Venue Master Plan

Venue Map

 

Crystal Hall (CRH)

 

The Crystal Hall is adjacent to the Flag Square on a dramatic peninsula jutting out into the Bay of Baku.

Constructed in just eight short months in 2012, this iconic multi-purpose facility played host to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012.

The venue has hosted numerous local and international sport events.


Capacity: 25,000
Baku 2015: Volleyball, Fencing, Taekwondo, Boxing, Karate
Baku 2017: Volleyball, Zurkhaneh, Boxing
Baku 2019: Opening / Closing ceremonies

Tofig Bahramov Stadium (TBS)

 

TBS is large multi-purpose Stadium in the very heart of Baku.

Was originally built in 1951. Has received multiple upgrades and refurbishments in the recent years.

The last major refurbishment took place in 2012.

Used to be the largest Stadium in the country, until the completion of the Baku Olympic Stadium.


Capacity: 29,800
Baku 2015: Archery
Baku 2017: Football
Baku 2019: Athletics

National Gymnastics Arena (NGA)

 


One of the few top-class bespoke gymnastics arenas in the world.

Positioned just a mile away from the Athletes Village.

Completed in 2014.




Capacity: 6,500
Baku 2015: Gymnastics - Acrobatic; Artistic; Rhythmic
Baku 2017: Artistic & Rhythmic Gymnastics
Baku 2019: Artistic Gymnastics

Baku Sports Hall (BSH)

 


The Baku Sport Hall is located close to the Baku Boulevard.

Received a major permanent upgrade in 2015.

The venue has hosted numerous local and international sport events.




Capacity: 2,000
Baku 2015: Badminton, Table Tennis
Baku 2017: Karate, Taekwondo, Wushu
Baku 2019: Handball

Baku Tennis Academy (BTA)

 

Occupies an area of 2.7 hectares.

This venue includes a main center court with a retractable roof and 12 indoor/outdoor courts.

Built in 2009.



Capacity: 3,000 (Centre Court)
Baku 2015:
Baku 2017: Tennis
Baku 2019: Tennis

Baku Aquatics Center (BAC)

 

First purpose-built aquatics center in Azerbaijan.

Constructed for the Inaugural European Games. Located next to the National Flag Square.

Completed in 2015.




Capacity: 6,000
Baku 2015: Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming
Baku 2017: Swimming, Diving
Baku 2019: Swimming

Sarhadchi Arena (SAR)

 

Construction started in 2007 and the venue was opened in August 2009.

The venue is located in the Khatai District of Baku and has hosted different international level sporting events in the past.


Capacity: 3,000
Baku 2015: -
Baku 2017: Handball, Table Tennis
Baku 2019: Judo, Wrestling

ABU Arena (ABU)

 


The venue was built in 2004.

Located in the area which is just a 10-minute drive from the city center.

The venue has hosted different local and international sporting events in the past.




Capacity: 1,000
Baku 2015: -
Baku 2017: -
Baku 2019: Handball

Darnagul Arena (DAR)

 


The venue was built in 2012.

The venue has since hosted different local and international sporting events.




Capacity: 1,200
Baku 2015: Volleyball (training venue)
Baku 2017: Volleyball (training venue)

Baku Olympic Sport Complex (OIK 1 & 2)

 


The venue was built in 2000.

Located in the same area as TBS, NOC AZE and MoYS.

The venue has hosted different local and international sporting events in the past.




Capacity: 600 + 490
Baku 2015: -
Baku 2017: -
Baku 2019: Basketball, Volleyball

Technical University Arena (TUI)

 


The venue was originally built in 1973.

The venue was fully refurbished to the international standards and commissioned in 2017.

The venue has 6 FOPs. After the refurb the venue hosted a few local sport tournaments.




Capacity: 850
Baku 2015: -
Baku 2017: -
Baku 2019: Basketball