Installation of Nizhny Novgorod Stadium roof ring for 2018 World Cup complete

The construction began in August 2016
Share 27 December 2016

The installation of the roof inner bearing ring of the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is complete, FSUE Sport-In media service has reported.

The works began in August 2016. The ring is located in the heart of the stadium, it resembles a giant open window to the sky, letting in the sunlight and fresh air.

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is inspired by the themes of the Volga River nature - wind and water. At the same time its reserved and conservative architecture is determined by its location in the historic neighbourhood.The exterior of the stadium is a colonnade formed by the three-edged pillars arranged in a circle. These pillars support a spatial metal structure  - the canopy over the lobby and the stands. The stadium is designed to have an open field.


Photo: FSUE Sport-In