about velodrome

"Saryarka" Republican velodrome " National State Budget-Supported Enterprise was built according to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 4 May 2006 "On the State Program of Social and Economic Development of Astana for 2006-2011".

Pursuant to the Message of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the People of Kazakhstan "New Decade – New Economic Rise – New Opportunities for Kazakhstan” dated 29 January 2010, we are hosting events for the development of mass sports using sports infrastructure established for the 2011 Asian Games.

The purpose of the velodrome is to use sports facilities and equipment in order to stimulate large-scale participation in sports, organize and arrange for year-round training of sports reserve and national sports teams.

Republican velodrome – in the shape of the cycler’s helmet – has already been recognized as one of the most original sports facilities. It covers 58 000 sq.m. and hosts various sports halls based on types of activities, fitness center, swimming pool, basketball court, ice rink, conference halls, restaurant and hotel.

The track has a wooden coat. The length of the coat is 250 meters. For the convenience of cyclers, the track’s slope is 42 degrees at the turning points and 12.5 degrees at straight segments. The width of the track is 7 meters. Cyclers always move counterclockwise.


  • Length of the cycle track - 250 m.
  • Width - 7 m.
  • Coating is wooden.
  • Species of wood – Siberian cedar.

Capacity of the facility is 9200 seats. After the Asian Games were hosted, the facility is now used for various republican and global competitions as well as for athletes’ training campaign. Moreover, the structure is used for concerts, press conferences, and briefings.