Olympiysky sports complex in Kyiv is 84% complete, says official

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May 4, 2011, 3 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine


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The Olympiysky national sports complex is 84% complete, according to the Web site of the Ukraine 2012 information center, citing the national agency for Ukraine's preparations for Euro 2012 (Ukrevroinfraproekt). According to the complex's director general, Volodymyr Barkovsky, the major work on the construction of the arena will be completed in September 2011 and the stadium will be commissioned in October.

In addition, director of the Euro-2012 Ukraine local organization committee Markiyan Lubkivsky said that two matches of the Ukrainian national side have to be played on the stadium in 2011.

"The date of one of them is known: Ukraine will play against Germany on November 11," he said.
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