SAM 325 at Olympic test event

18 January 2016

In Rio de Janeiro, the basketball court for the Olympic test event was unveiled. 

Schelde Sports basketball backstop testevent Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games 2016

In this test event, which was not open to public, the venue was tested for the Olympic games. These Games will begin on August 5th. 

With 16.000 seats, it is the biggest arena in Barra Olympic Park.
Part of the 608m² court is the Schelde Sports Super SAM 325. The floor has been made with two types of wood: one for the playing area and the second for the out-of-bounds areas. Its support system has rubber shock absorbers to guarantee the best conditions for the athletes performance.

The Carioca Arena 1 is the first of the eight new venues that are being inaugurated this year. 

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