More than a competition pool
Completed in a record-breaking two years’ time, Budapest’s new wonder, the Duna Arena served as the main venue of the 17th FINA World Championships. The complex features two Olympic-size pools – the competition pool is 3m deep, while the depth of the warm-up pool can be set according to the needs. During the 2017 FINA World Championships by using temporary but indoor stands it could accommodate more than 12,000 spectators as well as cater all demands of any large-scale event.
After the World Championships the Arena was reshaped to legacy mood for all the practical reasons, still, its stands can welcome almost 5,000 fans and in the past two years it was filled a couple of times while hosting major international meets in swimming, artistic swimming and water polo.
Applying the latest development in all areas, this magnificent building has become a great home of each aquatic discipline, which will stage the swimming, artistic swimming and diving competitions at the 35th LEN European Aquatic Championships.