In fact, a new stadium of the KNU will be built in Kryvyi Rih

Pub Date:April 29, 2021

Investment in sports: the modernization of the stadium of one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the city became possible thanks to the mayor's social partnership program. At the presentation of the project with the participation of Mayor Kostiantyn Pavlov and ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih CEO Mauro Longobardo, details were told how the stadium of Kryvyi Rih National University would look like after the reconstruction and new opportunities for favourite sports for Kryvyi Rih residents.

After the renovation, the stadium will create comfortable conditions for physical education. It will be not only for the KNU students but also for all fans of a healthy lifestyle. Also, modern playgrounds will be equipped for football, volleyball, tennis, workout.
The mayor of Kryvyi Rih, Konstiantyn Pavlov, emphasized, "Even in difficult economic conditions, attracting additional resources, we are implementing large-scale projects in the city. We have a beautiful city with good sports potential. And it needs to be maintained, developed and, of course, this requires serious investment. In fact, a new KNU stadium will be built in Kryvyi Rih. It's not just an investment in an object. It is an investment in the future of our youth, the education of a new generation of Kryvyi Rih people who will be athletic, strong, creative and successful."
CEO of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi RihMauro Longobardo said, "Our goal is to make Kryvyi Rih a place where we can live even better, and we will move step by step towards that. I appreciate our cooperation with the city administration and the university. I am convinced that by joining efforts, we can do a lot for the city. The completely renovated stadium will be a gift to the 100th anniversary, which the university will celebrate next year."
In Kryvyi Rih, there is a municipal programme for the development of physical culture and sports until 2023. Its goals include sports that are accessible to every Kryvyi Rih resident, creating conditions for attracting as many residents as possible to mass sports, attention to gifted youth, people with special needs, improvement and renewal of sports infrastructure following modern requirements, free access to sports facilities for all Kryvyi Rih residents. .
Over the past five years, more than 120 new sports grounds have been created in the city. After a major overhaul in September 2017, a 25-meter swimming pool of children and youth sports school 10 was opened. In 2020, the overhaul of the 50-meter swimming pool was completed in the Palace of Water Sports of the sports school 1. The spare football field of the sports complex "Metalurh" has been reconstructed, on which the synthetic covering "artificial grass" is laid. Since 2018, hundreds of young Kryvyi Rih athletes are recovering and holding training camps at the municipal camp "Start".