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  • Training Venues

    Navy Sports Center “Cugini”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Taranto
    ATHLETICS / FOOTBALL

    Training Venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    440 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 19 (18 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 04 (10 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 04 (12 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 22 (35 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 110 (1h 14 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 105 (1h 20 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 75 (52 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 74 (54 min)
    Athletes village – Km 34 (33 min)

    The Navy Department Sports Centre is located within the military area of Arsenale Militare in Via Cugini, Taranto. The Centre offers a green area with multiple sports facilities: an athletics track, tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, archery and football fields, a gym and a rowing tank. On top of the new sports facilities, the centre will offer large areas for outdoor events, as well as office spaces and press rooms.


    Sports Hall “A. Marinelli”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Grottaglie
    BOXE

    Training venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    278 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport– Km 05 (10 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 23 (21 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 23 (21 min)
    Taranto N. Highway– Km 37  (32 min)
    Bari Airport– Km 130 (1h 25 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 115 (1h 20 min)
    Brindisi Airport– Km 55 (45 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 50 (40 min)
    Athletes village– Km 48 (37 min)

    This venue was initially named Sant’Elia Sports Hall, it is located in Grottaglie, and it mainly hosts volleyball and basketball activities. The games area has a dimension of 30 x 19 x 8 m. and can be used for other sports too.


    Sports Hall “Alfarano -Mandrillo”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Pulsano
    WRESTLING

    Training Venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    550 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 18 (25 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 30 (30 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 30 (30 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 44 (44 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 128 (1h 35 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 121 (1h 50 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 75 (1h 05 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 71 (1h 05 min)
    Athletes village – Km 54 (48 min)

    Located in Pulsano‭, ‬this sports hall hosts local volleyball and basketball teams‭; ‬the dimension of the games area is 38‭ ‬x 20‭ ‬x 8‭.‬50‭ ‬m‭., ‬and it will be the training facility for martial arts‭ (‬wrestling‭, ‬karate‭, ‬judo‭). ‬The renovation will improve and upgrade‭ ‬the areas for sports and services‭, ‬as well as the areas reserved to the athletes and the public‭.‬


    Sports Hall “O. Maraglino”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Leporano
    BADMINTON

    Training Venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    270 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 20 (26 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 20 (30 min)
    Taranto Railway Station  – Km 20 (30 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 43 (45 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 127 (1h 35 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 122 (1h 40 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 77 (1h 05 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 70 (1h 00)
    Athletes village – Km 55 (47 min)

    Orazio Maraglino Sports Hall hosts local teams for five-a-side football‭, ‬volleyball and basketball‭; ‬with a dimension of 32‭ ‬x 24‭ ‬x 7‭ ‬m‭., ‬the court will be used for volleyball training‭.  ‬The renovation will improve the sports area as well as the services for‭ ‬the athletes and for the public‭.‬


    Sports Hall

    Cluster of Taranto

    Montemesola
    VARIOUS SPORTS

    Training venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    500 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport– Km 09 (10 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 21 (18 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 20 (18 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 32  (31 min)
    Bari Airport– Km 115 (1h 30 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 111 (1h 26 min)
    Brindisi Airport– Km 64 (43 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 65 (47 min)
    Athletes village– Km 49 ( 40 min)

    Montemesola Sports Hall currently hosts local basketball and volleyball teams, and it will be reserved to various sports training.
    Its renovation will include improving the sports area, the locker rooms, the public toilets, and building the external areas for the
    access to the Hall.


    Athletics Field - Municipal football field

    Cluster of Taranto

    Statte
    ATHLETICS

    Training venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    600 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport– Km 25 (25 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 12 (15 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 12 (15 min)
    Taranto N. Railway – Km 16 (19 min)
    Bari Airport– Km 100 (1h 10 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 95 (1h 15 min)
    Brindisi Airport– Km 80 (1h 00 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 75 (1h 00 min)
    Athletes village– Km 34 (30 min)

    This multi-use facility is mostly used for football and athletics. Its renovation will include improving the sports area as well as
    improving the locker rooms for the athletes and the services for the public. Its 6-track lane is 400 m.


    Sports Hall “PalaTifo”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Castellaneta
    TABLE TENNIS

    Training Venue

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    250 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 55 (50 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 37 (38 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 38 (35 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 18 (20 min)
    Bari Airport– Km 80 (1h 00 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 70 (1h 00 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 112 (1h 25 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 105 (1h 20 min)
    Athletes village– Km 22 (30 min)

    This is a multi-use facility currently hosting the internal competitions of local teams‭. ‬Its renovation will include improving the sports area‭, ‬as well as the services for the athletes and the public‭.‬


    Tennis facility

    Cluster of Taranto

    Castellaneta Marina
    TENNIS

    Training Venue

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    2000 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 45 (34 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 28 (20 min)
    Taranto Railway Station  – Km 28 (21 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 25 (21 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 95 (1h 05 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 92 (1h 10 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 100 (1h 10 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 95 (1h 10 min)
    Athletes village – Km 00 (00 min)

    This venue was developed to exclusively host international tennis events‭. ‬The stationary grandstand of its centre court has a capacity of 2,000‭ ‬seats‭.  ‬It avails of eight courts‭ (‬some to be converted to red-clay‭), ‬as well as an indoor space for workouts‭.‬


    Sports Facility

    Cluster of Taranto

    Crispiano
    VARIOUS SPORTS

    Training venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    650 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport– Km 20 (26 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 18 (20 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 18 (20 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 17 (22 min)
    Bari Airport– Km 100 (1h 10 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 95 (1h 10 min)
    Brindisi Airport– Km 80 (1h 00 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 75 (1h 00 min)
    Athletes village– Km 35 (35 min)

    The new multi-discipline sports centre will be used for youth activities and promotional events as well as for professional competitions and other sports events at national level. This venue will have a 650-viewer capacity; a multifunctional use of the building will be made possible on a daily basis by means of telescopic grandstands, as three separate areas for training will be
    concurrently available. This venue will be a sustainable building with eco-friendly materials and energy-saving technological systems.


    Sports Hall Mottola

    Cluster of Taranto

    Mottola
    BADMINTON

    Training Venue

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    100 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 42 (40 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 25 (30 min)
    Taranto Railway Station  – Km 25 (30 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 6 (8 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 76 (55 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 71 (1h 10 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 98 (1h 15 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 98 (1h 15 min)
    Athletes village– Km 32 (27 min)

    This sports hall currently hosts local volleyball and basketball teams‭; ‬the court has a dimension of 38‭ ‬x 18‭ ‬x 7‭ ‬m‭., ‬and will be‭ ‬reserved to badminton training‭. ‬Its renovation will include improving the sports area‭, ‬as well as the services for the athletes‭ ‬and the public‭.‬


    Sports Hall “Campitelli”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Grottaglie
    VARIOUS SPORTS

    Training venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    875 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport– Km 6 (10 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 25 (23 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 24 (23 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 37  (33 min)
    Bari Airport– Km 120 (1h 25 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 130 (1h 25 min)
    Brindisi Airport– Km 56 (45 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 50 (45 min)
    Villaggio degli Atleti– Km 50 (40 min)

    This sports hall located in Grottaglie is a multi-use facility, mostly hosting activities related to fi ve-a-side football, volleyball and basketball. It has a capacity of 875 viewers. The dimension of the games area is 49 x 27 x 8,5 m.


    Sports Center

    Cluster of Taranto

    Statte
    VARIOUS SPORTS

    Training venues - New structure

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    New structure - to be built

    CAPACITY

    650 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 25 (25 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 12 (15 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 12 (15 min)
    Taranto N Airport – Km 16 (19 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 100 (1h 10 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 95 (1h 15 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 80 (1h 00 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 75 (1h 00 min)
    Athletes village – Km 34 (30 min)

    The new multi-discipline sports centre will be used for youth activities and promotional events, as well as for professional
    competitions and other sports events at national level. This venue will have a 650-viewer capacity; a multifunctional use of
    the building will be made possible on a daily basis by means of telescopic grandstands, as three separate areas for training will be
    concurrently available. This venue will be a sustainable building with eco-friendly materials and energy-saving technological
    systems.


    Municipal football field Talsano

    Cluster of Taranto

    Taranto
    FOOTBALL

    Training Venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – work in progress

    CAPACITY

    200 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport –  Km 22 (25min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 12 (25min)
    Taranto Railway Station  – Km 12 (25 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 50 (41 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 115 (1h 30 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 108 (1h 35 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 80 (1h 5min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 75 (1h 10min)
    Athletes village – Km 40 (41min)

    The Municipal Stadium already avails of a training facility;  its renovation in view of the Mediterranean Games will subsequently provide Talsano with an improved venue for sports, thus strengthening the network of the services already available on the urban scale.  Artificial turf is currently being laid and it will be suitable for multiple sports.


    Gymnasium “Magna Grecia”

    Cluster of Taranto

    Taranto
    3x3 BASKETBALL

    Training Venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing – to be renovated

    CAPACITY

    -

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 20 (25 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 02 (05 min)
    Taranto Railway Station  – Km 02 (05 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 37 (30 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 110 (1h 10 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 105 (1h 20 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 75 (55 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 70 (55 min)
    Athletes village – Km 38 (31 min)

    Magna Grecia Sports Centre is located in Taranto,  it will be fully operational for the Games, and after that it will offer an extra sports facility in the Magna Grecia District.  During the XX Mediterranean Games, the new gym will be the training facility for 3×3 basketball.


    Sports center - Salinella

    Cluster of Taranto

    Taranto
    JUDO / KARATE

    Training Venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    New structure – to be built

    CAPACITY

    1300 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 14,6 (16 min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 9,9 (10 min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 7,4 (10 min)
    Taranto N. Highway – Km 23 (27 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 107 (1h 08 min)
    Port of Bari – Km 101 (1h 11 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 68,7 (46 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 69 (48 min)
    Athletes village – Km 36 (28 min)

    The new multi-discipline sports centre will be used for youth activities and promotional events, as well as for professional competitions and other sports events at national level, including martial arts. This venue will have a 1,300-viewer capacity; a multifunctional use of the building will be made possible on a daily basis by means of telescopic grandstands, as three separate areas for training will be concurrently available. This venue will be a sustainable building with eco-friendly materials and energy-saving technological systems.


    Sports Hall “PalaSanGiacomo”

    Cluster of Bari

    Conversano
    HANDBALL

    Training venues

    USE

    Training

    STATUS

    Existing

    CAPACITY

    2800 spectators

    DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES

    Grottaglie Airport – Km 83 (1h 17min)
    Port of Taranto – Km 28 (1h 06min)
    Taranto Railway Station – Km 28 (1h 09min)
    Taranto N Highway – Km 56 (46 min)
    Bari Airport – Km 50 (40 min)
    Porto of Bari – Km 45 (45 min)
    Brindisi Airport – Km 84 (55 min)
    Port of Brindisi – Km 92 (1h 04min)
    Athletes village – Km 72 (1h 06min)

    PalaSanGiacomo venue is the largest sports hall in Conversano, in terms of capacity. It was built in the early 1990s to host the
    handball tournament of 1997 Mediterranean Games. While it is suitable for all indoor sports activities, it is mostly used for
    handball.


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