The Athletes' Village 1.Duration Open August 16 - September 5, 1995 2.Outline The Village is located in the western part of Fukuoka city and is in the housing complex newly developed about 6 km away from the downtown. It is a favorable housing environment with a park and a man-made beach in the neighborhood. It is near the ramp to the Urban Highways which lead to the Fukuoka Dome where the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and baseball games will be held, and to other event sites in the eastern part of the city. Access to other athletic grounds is good. 3.Language Services Interpreters are assigned and stationed in the Village to be of service for the Head of Team and teams on a fixed basis. 4.Medical Services A clinic is located in the Village to provide primary medical care. 5.Training Services Training facilities are provided for maintenance and conditioning of physical fitness. 6.Religious Services Prayer rooms are provided for athletes and officials. 7.Other Services a. Sundry Goods Store : Daily necessities, commemoration goods, and souvenir are sold. b. Dry Cleaning : Dry cleaning service is available. c. Photo Services : DPE services are available. d. Bank Services : Money exchange service is available. (Currency to be handled is under study) e. Postal Services : Postage stamps and post cards are sold. Mailing service is provided. f. Telephone and Telegraph: Public telephone booths with overseas call service are set up. g. Travel Guidance : Travel information is available. h. In-Village Bicycles: Bicycles are available for athletes to use freely within the Village. 8.Outline of the Village The Village is fenced in and guarded for athletes and officials to live safely and comfortably and to keep in good physical conditions For smooth and proper administration of the Village, it is made up of 4 zones: 'Accomodation zone'- safe and comfortable living environment; 'Administration zone" - various functions of management; "Exchange service zone" - various services necessary for living and mixing among citizens, athletes and officials; and "arming-up zone"- conditioning for athletes. Following facilities are installed to meet the purpose of each zone.
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