Sportivnaya metro station

Sportivnaya is a station of the Moscow Metro on the Sokolnicheskaya Line. It is connected by a transfer with the Luzhniki station on the Moscow Central Circle (Moscow). Located in the Khamovniki district (CAO); named after the Luzhniki sports complex. It was opened on May 1, 1957 as part of the section “Park Kultury” – “Sportivnaya”. Transfer to the Luzhniki station of the MCC and the cable car on Sparrow Hills (1 km).

The design of the station is a three-vaulted pylon deep (laying depth – 42 meters). The diameter of the central hall is 9.5 meters, the side halls are 8.5 meters. Lined with cast iron tubing.


The vault of the station hall is supported by two rows of massive pylons lined with white marble and decorated on top with a green marble border. The track walls are lined with glazed ceramic tiles: the top is white, the bottom is black. In February 2021, work began on replacing the lining of the track walls. The vault of the hall is finished with embossed asbestos-cement slabs. The walls of the passages and escalator tunnels are finished with white marble. Crystal lamps are fixed on the pylons. The floor is paved with an ornament of black, gray and red granite slabs.

Architects: I. G. Taranov, N. A. Bykova, with the participation of I. G. Gokhar‑Harmandaryan, Yu. A. Cherepanov

Lobby architects: N. A. Bykova, V. I. Ilyina, N. I. Demchinsky

See also Moscow transport systemMoscow railwaysMoscow metro.

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