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Sierra Nevada

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Sierra Nevada

Venue Details

Name:Sierra Nevada
Location:Granada, Spain
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Sports:Tennis, Swimming, Athletics, Football, Canoeing, Handball, Basketball, Volleyball, Taekwondo, Water Polo

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Summary

Introduction

 

The High Performance Centre CAR Sierra Nevada which is 2,320 metres above sea level is owned by the Higher Council of Sports; Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain. The centre is located about 70km from Granada and 125km from Malaga.

The first phase (athletics track, multipurpose pavilion, medical center and gyms) was opened on 29th of February 1992 with the second phase (the wooden floor pavilion, 50 meters and 6 lanes covered swimming pool, football field and 400 meters and 8 lanes athletic track) followed on 13th of December 1995. The final phase was completed in 2004 which included the accommodation section.

Apart from the training faciltiies, the centre also offers Sport Performance Analysis including fully equipped and operated by the in house team Sports Science and Sports Medicine departments.


 

 Altitude Project, CAR Sierra Nevada

 

 Training at Sierra Nevada's high altitude training centre with the GB Heavyweight Men's Rowing Team

 

Travel

 

By air; Granda (GRX) airport 55km - Malaga (AGP) airport 168km

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Accommodation

 

Accommodation and catering are all on site. The 89 rooms are comfortable with good showers and w/c facilities. The catering is served as buffet style  and there is a separate area for athletes to use as a café. There is Wi-Fi in each room.

There are also lecture rooms, multi-use rooms and ski storage areas.


Training Facilities

Athletics

 

Outdoor 400 metre, 8 lane track with approved synthetic top, 4 jumping pits (long jumpo and triple jump), 2 Jump areas (high jump and pole vault) and 1 steeple chase water jump.

Indoor 130 metre, 6 lane track

Indoor high jump, long jump , triple jump and pole vault (9 meters high) all with synthetic flooring.

Outdoor Cross - Country circuits, located between 1700m and 2600m, from 2 up to 4 km long.


Swimming

 

Swimming; Indoor 50 metre, 6 lane pool with two front and three side windows for video recording using 11 cameras.

Water Polo; goals are also supplied for training


Sports Hall

 

The 54 x 32 x 12 metre Sports Hall has a parquet wooden flooring for team sports (basketball, handball, hockey, tennis, volleyball, badminton).

The 32 x 32 x 7.8 metre Team Sports Pavilion 32x32x7.8m can be sub-divided into 2 areas and include two basketball courts with reclining baskets, handball court, tennis, volleyball, badminton, karate, taekwondo areas.


Football

 

One out door artificial grass pitch 100 metres x 63 metres


Gym

 

Fully stocked gym room with areas for free weights and weights machines. A separate pavilion houses the aerobic and cardio machines including rowing ergos, running treadmills, bikes and cross trainers.


 

 

Assessing the Canoeists in preparation for the London Olympic Games 2012 

 

Swimming starts, training with instant feedback.

 

The "50+10m swimming test" video & reports.

  

Swimming assessment out of the pool 

 

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