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29 May 2014

Mondo official supplier of Glasgow 2014

The Commonwealth Games will be ran on Mondotrack.

The next Commonwealth Games, to be held in Glasgow from July 23rd to August 3rd, 2014, will be ran a Mondo running track. The Italian company will not only be the official supplier of the track surface, and will also provide sports equipment that athletes use inside the stadium Hampden Park. The temple of Scottish football, for the occasion, has been transformed into an arena for athletics of the world. To do this, the surface of the stadium has been raised by almost two meters, in order to earn the length and width needed to accommodate the track, which has been installed, section by section, 250 square meters at a time. Inside the Hampden Stadium is made ​​for the installation of approximately 14,000 sqm of prefabricated and pre-tested by Mondo, on which will be held 48 events over the course of seven days. Additional 6,000 square meters have been installed at Lesser Hampden, the warm-up area used by athletes before the race.

Enthusiastic about the project and the solutions provided by Mondo, David Grevemberg, Chief Executive of Glasgow 2014 said: "The solution we are implementing, to transform the National Stadium in Scotland, is a world first on this scale. It's great to have the quality of the materials supplied by Mondo to offer a first-class platform that will shine the best athletes of the Commonwealth . " Maurizio Stroppiana , CEO of Mondo Sports & Flooring, said: "Glasgow has created a system that is not only a feat of engineering, but also an example in the world of environmental and social responsibility . Mondo is proud to be part of it ."