Gerflor to provide sports flooring for Olympic Games
June 13, 2012
Gerflor has announced that through agreements with the International Handball Federation and International Federation of Volleyball, Gerflor will supply Taraflex courts for handball and volleyball tournaments during the 2012 Olympic Games (July 27- August 12) in London.
Taraflex has been used in nine consecutive Olympic Games starting with Montreal in 1976 to Beijing in 2008 for indoor surfaces like handball, volleyball, badminton and table tennis.
More than 17,500 square meters (188,000-plus square feet) of Taraflex Sports Flooring is being installed for Olympic athletes in handball and volleyball to play on. Approximately 6,000 square meters (322,900 square feet) of Gerflor’s Helios NT Tarabus flooring will be installed on select double decker buses, while approximately 30,000 square meters (98,000 square feet) of Tarasafe Standard Sport M Evolution flooring will be used in temporary structures.
To view a video on Gerflor’s Olympic participation and Taraflex flooring, visit bit.ly/OntheRoadtoLondon.