Amazon Arena goes through lighting test for the Olympics

It is the second time the Organizing Committee visit Manaus.
15/07/2015 16h51 - Updated 20/07/2015 22h00
Photo: Roberto Carlos

The Arena da Amazonia, which will host six Olympic Football Tournament games, again receive this week technical visit of the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016. This time, They were made lighting tests and was checked all electrical and telecommunications structure. The Sambadrome, which will be used as a support structure during games, also had its electrical structure evaluated.

The visit took place between Tuesday and Wednesday (14 e 15 July) and it was accompanied by technicians of the Arena responsible for the maintenance of premises. In addition to lighting tests, the conditions have been checked the electrical and telecommunication facilities of the environments that will be used by the area of ​​broadcasting (TV and radio broadcast, Press room, mista area, among others). Were observed items such as cabling, substations, indoor lighting, energy management and command and control room of the stadium operations.

According to the state coordinator of Manaus Committee 2016, Mário Aufiero, the technical visits are planned in the Games organization phase and take place in all the cities that will have games. "They (Rio 2016) They will produce reports and forward us so that the necessary changes are made to the event. We believe it will be minimal, because, in the general context, Arena is in excellent condition of use ", said Aufiero.

This is the second technical visit of the Rio organizers 2016 Manaus. Between 25 e 28 of May, a larger group came to town to assess the Arena, training centers, the security of, accommodation and other facilities to be used during the games, as the Convention Center Vasco Vasques.


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