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Qatar to Use Several Innovative Technologies at World Cup 2022 Stadiums

There will be a lot of firsts at the World Cup 2022. One of the debuts would be for the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), which has been a major assistance in top leagues around the world. The system has been able to achieve a success rate of 99.3%. The World Cup will be held at Qatar, who have invested heavily in building stadiums and infrastructure to go along with the image of the nation. As a result, VAR will be one of the many technologies that will be invested at this competition. There are bigger and newer technological innovations like fully air-conditioned stadiums, which have been done in order to combat the extreme heat that is common in this part of the world.

Heat was a major issue that was discussed when Qatar was awarded the rights to host the competition in 2010. This was a controversial choice since the Middle East country was often prone to encounter in temperatures of around 43° in the summer. This was when world cups have always been held, but the heat has forced FIFA into making this as a winter tournament, which will take place in December. Even then, the temperatures are higher than average and it is expected to be around 30°. In order to make for a comfortable environment, Qatar has invested heavily in air-conditioning the stadiums. It will be able to bring down the temperatures to 23° in the stands and 20° in the pitch.
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