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2nd African Youth Games . 22 - 31 May 2014
 
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Competition and Training venues

  • 1. UB Olympic size swimming pool

    Sport: Swimming

    • The Olympic size swimming pool built to international standards
    • The swimming pool is located within the Athletes village, eastward of the information area.
    • It is complete with attached change rooms.
    • It has audience floor that can accommodate 1500 seating, Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms, first-aid room, technical offices and training pool.
    • It features- 50m, 4.5 deep, 1.8m shallow.
  • 2. UB Stadium

    Sport: Athletics

    • The 10 000 seater University Stadium.
    • It is also used as sport and recreational facility and for national and international sporting activities.
    • The stadium is located within the Athletes village, 10 minutes' walk from the information area.
    • It is FIFA and IAAF accredited field of play, athletics track- 100m*64m, 10 lane tartan, natural turf, Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms and first-aid room.
  • 3. National Stadium

    Sport: Rugby and football

    • The Botswana National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Gaborone, Botswana.
    • It is currently used mostly for Football matches. The stadium holds 22,000 people.
    • The pitch is encircled by an Athletics track, the stadium is coupled with a Rugby venue.
    • The stadium is made up of a total of 10 stands, 3 of which are covered. The 3 large stands on each end of the stadium make up the north and south ends. The west side of the stadium is made up of 3 covered stands, while the east end is made up of 1 giant uncovered stand.
    • The place is located at 0.25km from the village; the stadium is FIFA accredited field of play, athletics track- 100m*64m. 8 lane tartan, natural turf, it is complete Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms, first-aid room, media booths.
  • 4. National Tennis Centre

    Sport:Tennis

    Capacity:1500

    • 10 tennis courts & one centre court
    • Located at 0.50km from Athletes village .
    • Capacity:1500
    • Hard Court (all weather) .
    • Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms, first-aid room, media booths.
  • 5. Gaborone Golf Club

    Sport: Golf

    Capacity: Temporary seats to be provided.

    • Located at 0.50km from Athletes village.
    • No. of holes:18
    • Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms, first-aid room, media booths.
    • Bar/pro Shop
  • 6. Gaborone Dam

    Sport: Canoeing & rowing

    • Located at 6km from Athletes village.
    • 18m deep.
    • Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms, first-aid room, media booths .
  • 7. Boipuso hall

    Sport: karate & Weightlifting.

    Capacity: Temporary seats to be provided.

    • Located at 3km from Athletes village.
    • Capacity: Flooding lighting.
    • Temporary changing rooms/anti-doping rooms.
  • 8. Ditshupo hall

    Sport: Judo & Taekwondo

    Capacity:Temporary seats to be provided.

    • Located at 3km from Athletes village
  • 9. Botswana National Youth Centre (BNYC)

    Sport: Table Tennis & Basketball

    Capacity: Temporary seats to be provided.

    • Located at 3km from Athletes village.
    • Change rooms, Flood lighting, doping rooms, first-aid room, media booths.

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    10. Otse Police College

    Sport:Triathlon

    Capacity: Temporary seats to be provided.

    • Located at 35km from Athletes village.
    • Features:Change rooms, Food lighting, Doping rooms.
  • 11.Botho University-Multipurpose Hall

    Sport: Boxing

    Capacity:Temporary seats to be provided.

    • It is complete with attached change rooms, showers.
    • Internet accessible.
    • Airconditions.
    • Changing room.
  • 12.Sir SeretseKhama Barracks (SSKB)

    Sport: Football

    Capacity: 450

    • The Sir SeretseKhama Barracks Stadium is 11km from the village.
    • The pitch is encircled by an athletics track.
    • The stadium is coupled with rugby venue.
  • 13.BONA courts

    Sport:Netball

    Capacity:Temporary seats to be provided.

    • Changing rooms available.
    • Seating stands available.