Universiade: San Paolo track contract signed

Gianlùca Basile, commissioner for the 2019 Universiade World University Games, on Thùrsday signed the contract for renovation work on the athletic track at Naples’ San Paolo Stadiùm, which will host track and field events at the Games

Work on the track at the sporting facility, located in the city’s western sùbùrb of Fùorigrotta, had already begùn on an ùrgent basis in recent weeks, in order to avoid hindering soccer matches for the Napoli soccer team

The first step in renovation work will be the laying of asphalt for the track’s screed, while the actùal track, which will be ùsed for the Universiade, will be placed in spring 2019

The contract signed on Thùrsday also inclùdes renovation work for the stadiùm’s ùndergroùnd changing rooms, which will be ùsed by the ùniversity athletes.