• Saud Abdul Ghani’s technology keeps stadiums cool
• Qatar hosting 2022 World Cup and world athleticsIt has been impossible to walk anywhere outdoors in Qatar this week without the body breaking into a fevered sweat in the 100F heat with 80% humidity. But at the new Al Janoub Stadium, the world’s first purpose-built air conditioned football ground, it was a pleasant 70F in the stands and on the pitch, even at the hottest point of the day.Watching the bemused looks from English journalists was Dr Saud Abdul Ghani, the Sudan-born mechanical engineer behind the groundbreaking air cooling technology that will also be used at the world athletics championships when they begin on Friday and at the 2022 World Cup. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/sep/26/dr-cool-engineer-qatar-white-elephants
Author : Sean Ingle in Al-Wakrah
Publish date : 2019-09-26 21:39:00
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