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Inaugurated in 1999, the GSP Sports Complex in Nicosia is Cyprus' top sporting facility, a state-of-the-art centre that includes separate Football and Track & Field Stadiums, indoor and outdoor training areas, conference rooms, a medical and doping control centre, infrastructure for the media, a hotel, shops and lots more.


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The GSP Sports Complex takes its name from the Greek acronym of the Pancypria Gymnastics Association. Founded as early as 1894 by lawyer Theofanis Theodotou and doctors Antonios Theodotou and Aristofanis Fenievs, GSP is the oldest sports club of Cyprus and is associated with most of the golden moments of the sporting history of the country.

The Football Stadium, which will host the Opening Ceremony of the XIII Games of the Small States of Europe CYPRUS 2009 on 1st June, has a capacity for 23,000 spectators, who can enter the stands from 19 gates. With one TV studio, four TV commentary booths, 22 radio commentary positions and 150-200 seats to accommodate the written press, the GSP Football Stadium has been rated as a Category 3 (the highest possible) facility by UEFA. It has hosted numerous National Team and club competition matches, including Champions' League events.

The Track & Field Stadium, venue for the Athletics events during CYPRUS 2009, is located adjacent to the Football Stadium and has a capacity for 5,200 spectators. It holds a Class 1 Certificate of the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) and has hosted numerous international events in the past, including the 2001 Bruno Zauli European Cup. The Track & Field Stadium was inaugurated in 2000, one year after the GSP Football Stadium

Weight rooms, gyms, an indoor warm-up area and medical and press facilities, plus restaurants and snack bars, complement the track and field area proper.

The GSP Sports Complex is a also a regular venue for cultural events in Nicosia, including music festivals and concerts by some of the most popular Cypriot, Greek and international artists.

OUTSIDE LINK: Pancypria Gymnastics Association


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