CYPRUS - Paphos Athletics Training

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Event Location : CYPRUS - Paphos

Tour Code : WWT/PAP


Athletics & Triathlon (2 x 50m Outdoor Olympic Pools)

PAPHOS ATHLETICS TRAINING

Cyprus offers warm weather all year round and recently refurbished athletics tracks, so is an ideal place the place for your athletics training camp. The island has a number of stadiums with facilities and surfaces ranging from mondo to all weather Synthetic track layers. Well-equipped stadiums are built in various parts of the island where athletes can take advantage of ideal outdoor physical exercise throughout the year.

Three stadiums where athletics training can take place are found in the area of Paphos (Pafiako / Peyia / Yeroskipou). The Pafiako and Peyia Stadiums were used extensively by the British Olympic Athletics team before the games in Athens, and are therefore equipped with Olympic standard athletics equipment. The Yeroskipou Sports Complex is the newest facility and is supported by an outdoor Olympic 50m swimming pool.

PAFIAKO STADIUM

Pafiako Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Paphos, holding over 9,000 spectators.

It has a full size running track around the outside of its football and rugby playing field and is used for many athletics events throughout the year.

International sports teams and individual sportsmen can fully focus on their off-season training, their event or on their pre-tournament preparations.

The Sports Centre is located approximately 4 km away from the Paphos harbour and approximately 3 km away from the main hotels.

The Stadium conforms to all the standards that apply to such modern sports facilities.

  • 400 metre 8 lane all weather synthetic track.
  • Changing rooms and showers.
  • Weights gym/room.
  • Track event training equipment.
  • Long jump, High jump and Pole vault.
  • Hammer, Javelin and Shot put circles and relevant equipment.

 PEGEIA / PEYIA STADIUM 

  • High Jump and Pole Vault Beds
  • 3 lanes – 400m all weather synthetic track + 1 lane approx 110m mondo surface
  • Fully equiped gym with rubber coated ELEIKO free weights
  • T&F equipment available
  • 1 sand pit and an additional exercise sand pit
  • Throwing areas for discus, shot put and javelin (no cage available)

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YEROSKIPOU SPORTS COMPLEX

Geroskipou (or known locally as Yeroskipou) Sports Centre was built in 2005 and can offer high standard training to professional and non professional sport groups.

International sports teams and individual sportsmen can fully focus on their off-season training, their event or on their pre-tournament preparations.

There is an Olympic standard pool, athletics track and football stadium.

The Sports Centre is located only 3 km away from Paphos harbour. There are several hotels and apartments within a few minutes’ walk, namely the newly refurbished Louis Phaethon Hotel.

The Stadium conforms to all the standards that apply to such modern sports facilities:

  • 400 metre 8 lane all weather synthetic track
  • Track event training equipment
  • Discus, shot and javelin areas
  • Throwing training equipment
  • High jump and pole vault beds
  • 2 sand pits

The nearest hotels to the Yeroskipou Sports Centre are the Louis Phaethon Beach (1km) and the Paphos Gardens (2km). The Coral Beach Hotel is a 20-25 minute drive. Please see below for hotel details.

HOTELS

4* LOUIS PHAETHON HOTEL

7 Night Price: Jan – Mar from: £ 199 / Apr – £ 269 / May – £309 p.p – B&B

3* PAPHOS GARDENS APARTMENTS

7 Night Price: Jan – Mar from: £ 179 / Apr – £ 249 / May – £289 p.p – B&B

5* CORAL BEACH HOTEL

7 Night Price: Jan – Apr from: £ 339 /  May – July £405 p.p – Half Board

Half Board or Full Board available at a supplement upon request / Any date durations possible

FLIGHTS

Flights can be booked independently or through ourselves and are quoted separately from the training package arrangements. We can offer flight options from any operating UK major or regional airport to Paphos or Larnaca airports and we can coordinate return airport transfers for any number of athletes, if required.

Direct flight options from London airports include no frills airlines: Easyjet & Ryanair. Scheduled airlines such as Monarch, British Airways and Cyprus Airways also offer direct flights daily. There are a number of charter airlines such as Thomas Cook and Thomson that also operate flights from the Midlands or Manchester as well as Easyjet, Monarcha and Jet2.

Fares from: £250 per person including luggage – based on March/April travel

We are retail agents for ATOL holders

 

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