Yonex Latvia International
Dates: May 30 – June 2, 2019
Venue: Zemgale Olympic Center
Address: Kronvalda 24, Jelgava, LV-3004, Latvia
Zemgale Olympic Center
Total area – 1631,6 m2
Area of the Sport – 1485 m2 (45 x 33 m)
Height – 12,55 m
Light – 1700 lux
Seating capacity – 2064
“Yonex Latvia International” choose Jelgava city
Jelgava, also referred to as Mītava or Mitau
Population: 60 000
Territory: 60,32 km2
Elevation: 2,5 – 4,5 m above the sea level
Climate: Warm summer and spring, relatively mild autumn, cold winter. First frosts are observed at the beginning of October; first snowfalls happen in December; snow melts by the end of March.
Ethnic composition: 58,9% Latvians, 26,9% Russians, 5,6% Belarusians, 2,5% Ukrainians, 1,9% Poles, 1,4% Lithuanians, 0,8% Romanies, 2% other (2015)
Situated just 42 km away from Riga.
Hub of six main motorways and five railway lines.
Notable industrial, administrative, educational and cultural centre.
Jelgava – a wonderful city
- Jelgava is the fourth largest city in Latvia after Riga, Daugavpils, Liepaja.
- Jelgava is a city of students – 10% of the city’s population are students of LLU.
- Historical potential – the majority of former Latvian presidents come from Jelgava.
- Jelgava Palace is located here, which was designed by B.Rastrelli around the same time with Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.