Torino WUGW 2025 Sport Department is pleased to present its
Sport and Venues Summary
Torino OC has presented to FISU all Sport Venues in good standard only few needing adjustments or modifications. Almost all Sport Facilities and Venues have partly been tested and/or will be still tested in order to assure the regularity, to train the technical staff and to verify the volunteers needs and jobs.
Sports included in the 2025 WUGW program:
Alpine Skiing – Cross-Country Skiing – Snowboard – Biathlon – Freestyle/Free skiing Ice Hockey M – Ice Hockey W – Figure Skating – Short-Track Speed Skating – Curling
Optional Sports: under final evaluation and in progress
The events Super-G, Giant Slalom, Slalom, Alpine Combined and Mixed Team Parallel will be held on the slopes of Melezet, distant 3 km from Athletes Village in the heart of Bardonecchia.
Slopes homologated, fulfilling FIS rules, spreading out at altitudes between 2.800 and 1.312 meters and equipped with cutting edge lift systems and modern programmed artificial snow making systems
The events Snowboard Cross, Parallel Giant Slalom, Parallel Slalom, Slopestyle and Big Air, will be held on the Melezet Sellette slopes distant 3 km from Athletes Village in Bardonecchia, reachable with cutting edge lift systems and modern programmed artificial snow making systems
The events Ski Cross, Freeski Slopestyle and Freeski Big Air, will be held on the Melezet Sellette Snow Park area, distant 3 km from Athletes Village in Bardonecchia, reachable with cutting edge lift systems and modern programmed artificial snow making systems
The events Freestyle Moguls & Dual Moguls will be on Campo Smith 1 in Bardonecchia.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
Location: on 1.620 meters s/l
The CCS Center in Pragelato Plan has a long, important history. In particular, in 2006 Cross-Country Skiing was one of the sport of the Winter Olympic Games and in the following year, in 2007, was included in the FISU Winter Universiade.
Courses: with all necessary length for both techniques, free and classic, are certified and FIS homologated. Efficient artificial snow making systems.
Location: on 1.530 meters s/l – Ski Jumping areal
The New Project and place for BTH Venue motivates Municipality to think for future Pragelato developing legacy by reutilizing the Ski Jumping Venue area.
- New Shooting Range design/lay-out
- Courses: all requested length are included as well for Summer roller skiing possibility
TORRE PELLICE – PINEROLO – TORINO PALATAZZOLI
All Arenas have Olympic Size (30m x 60m), capacity between 2400 and 2700 spectators.
Men teams qualification round:
The Torino 2025 World University Games Winter Ice Hockey preliminary round tournaments will be held in Torre Pellice and Pinerolo, with the playoffs at the Torino PalaTazzoli.
In general, all 3 venues are suitable needing some improvements as well as some small refurbishments/painting/cleaning.
Location: Palaghiaccio Olimpico for 6 IHO Men Teams
Preliminary Qualifications round
Torre Pellice Palaghiaccio Olimpico has an intense Ice Sport schedule which lasts almost the whole year long.
Location: Stadio Olimpico for 6 IHO Men Teams
Preliminary Qualifications round
Pinerolo Stadio Olimpico has an intense Ice Sport schedule which lasts almost the whole year long.
Location: PalaTazzoli will host 8 IHO Women Teams (W) Qualifications + Finals W/M
Qualified Men teams from Torre Pellice and Pinerolo will join Torino PalaTazzoli to play the Semi and Finals.
Curling in Torino is actually having a huge interest due to Italian great performances in OWG and WCH. It will be a new challenge to install and adapt all necessary technical requirements for a high performance of all teams.
Palavela was the Torino Winter Olympic Games 2006 Figure Skating Sport Venue
Approximately 8,300 seats available.
This Venue has continued to be active organizing high level Figure Skating events promoting and attracting audience able to fill in packed stands.
SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING
Palavela was the Torino Winter Olympic Games 2006 Short Track Speed Skating Sport Venue
Short Track will be held in Palavela ice rink (60x30m) which is the same venue as for the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games. – This venue is well designed for a mega sport event with multi-purpose functional rooms.