Aqua Wing Arena

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Aqua Wing Arena
Aqua Wing Arena.JPG
Aqua Wing Arena in May 2006
Location Nagano, Japan
Construction
Broke ground 12 October 1995 (1995-10-12)
Opened September 1997 (1997-09)

Aqua Wing Arena is an indoor arena in Nagano, Japan. The last venue to be completed for the 1998 Winter Olympics in September 1997[1], it hosted the ice hockey events.[2] The arena was converted into an aquatics centre in 1999.[3]

The roof is retractable. The arena sat 6,000 during the Olympics and seats 2,000 currently.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ice Hockey Stadium". Shinmai Mainchi Newspaper. Retrieved 24 March 2018. 
  2. ^ 1998 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 223-5.
  3. ^ City of Nagano profile. Archived December 1, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Nagano Athletic Park (Sports Park), Aqua Wing Ice Hockey Arena". Retrieved September 9, 2015. 

Coordinates: 36°39′38″N 138°13′59″E / 36.66056°N 138.23306°E / 36.66056; 138.23306