Olympia-Kunsteisstadion is a skating stadium located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
It was built according to plans of architect
Hanns Ostler in only 106 days for the figure skating and ice hockey at the 1936 Winter Olympics. It was opened on 16 December 1934. It contained an ice rink 30 meters by 60 meters for these games. It was a partially covered stadium. The stadium was able to hold 10,000 people.
The Olympia-Kunsteistadion was rebuilt in 1939/1940 for the planned
1940 Winter Olympics which were canceled due to World War II.
After the war it was reopened in 1948. the stadium received a complete roof in 1964. From 1990 to 1994 it was rebuilt again and is now the Olympic-Eissport-Zentrum of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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1920: Palais de Glace d'Anvers
1924: Stade Olympique de Chamonix
1928: St. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
1932: Olympic Arena (final), Olympic Stadium
1936: Olympia-Kunsteisstadion (final), Riessersee
1948: Kulm, Olympic Stadium (final), Suvretta
1952: Dæhlenenga, Jordal Amfi (final), Kadettangen, Lillestrøm stadion, Marienlyst stadion
1956: Apollonio Stadium, Stadio Olimpico Del Ghiaccio
1960: Blyth Arena (final), Squaw Valley Olympic Skating Rink
1964: Messehalle, Olympiahalle
1968: La Patinoire Municipale, Le Stade de Glace
1972: Makomanai Ice Arena (final), Tsukisamu Indoor Skating Rink
1976: Messehalle, Olympiahalle (final)
1980: Olympic Center
1984: Skenderija II Hall, Zetra Ice Hall (final)
1988: Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Olympic Saddledome (final), Stampede Corral
1992: Méribel Ice Palace
1994: Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall, Håkon Hall (final)
1998: Aqua Wing, Big Hat (final)
2002: E Center (final), Peaks Ice Arena
2006: Palasport Olimpico (final), Torino Esposizioni
2010: Rogers Arena (final), UBC Thunderbird Arena
2014: Bolshoy Ice Dome (final), Shayba Arena
2018: Gangneung Hockey Centre (final), Kwandong Hockey Centre
NOTE: During the Olympic Games, venues that have naming rights sold may not use their name during the Olympic Games.