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Dr. S. P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex will host Diving and Swimming events for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. The upgraded and renovated complex has the latest state-of-the-art facilities so as to meet the international standards required to host world-class aquatic events.
The complex now has the largest cohestrand supported, breathable, elliptical shaped aluminium roof with span of 150 m x 130 m, which is first of its kind in the world. The stadium is the largest covered aquatic stadium in the country having Olympic sized swimming and diving pools and six lanes’ warm up pool.
The venue has incorporated the passive design principles such as natural ventilation, natural light and insulation wherever possible. To achieve a higher level of thermal and sound comfort and energy efficiency, an 8 m deep eaves projection supported on a radial shear wall shades the glass facade.
The complex is located on the ridge forest area of Central Delhi and care has been taken so as to save a large number of trees, to maintain ecological sustainability.
|Swimming and Diving|
|Competition Arena||One competition pool - 8 lanes; one diving pool; one warm-up pool - 6 lanes|
|Competition Date||Swimming: 4- 9 October 2010 Diving: 10-13 October 2010 Synchronised Swimming: 6-7 October 2010 Para Sport-Swimming: 5 -9 October 2010|
|Entry Gate Number||5 (entry through Talkatora Garden)|
|Distance from Games Village||12 km|
|Orientation – North South|
|Proper selection of low energy glass for facade to cut off hea|
|Use of ozone friendly refrigerants in high efficiency HVAC system|
|Use of solar water heating|
|Sensor fitted urinals and washbasins|
|Energy efficient T5 and CFL lamps|
|Light in corridors with dimmable features|
|Central air-conditioning – 5|
|Energy efficient 390 TR screw chillers with VFD to maintain the required conditioning in pool area, seating area and technology area|
|Heat recovery wheels provided at AHUs for fresh air|
|Park and Ride|
|Shuttle Drop-off Point|
|Spectators who avail of the shuttle service can disembark at Old R. K. Ashram Marg (Link Road) and walk down a distance of 450 metres to the Venue Gate|