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2018 World Cup feature on Yekaterinburg Arena​

Apr 27, 2018 08:52 AM IST India India
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Yekaterinburg Arena stadium is home to Ural and was initially built in 1953.
It has now been reconstructed to cater for 35,000 spectators at the World Cup, where it will host four group games.

The arena will reduce back down to 23,000 after the tournament. Situated at the foot of the Ural mountains, Yekaterinburg is the most easterly Russian city staging World Cup matches this summer.The tournament - from 14th June to 15th July - will be hosted by 11 Russian cities in 12 stadia, two of them in the capital, Moscow.The stadium is home to Ural and was initially built in 1953.

It has now been reconstructed to cater for 35,000 spectators at the World Cup, where it will host four group games.

The arena will reduce back down to 23,000 after the tournament. Situated at the foot of the Ural mountains, Yekaterinburg is the most easterly Russian city staging World Cup matches this summer.The tournament - from 14th June to 15th July - will be hosted by 11 Russian cities in 12 stadia, two of them in the capital, Moscow.

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