Gangneung Hockey Centre

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Gangneung Hockey Centre
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2018 Olympics Gangneung Ice Arena, Pyeongchang, South Korea
LocationGangneung, South Korea
Coordinates37°46′34″N 128°54′05″E / 37.7761972°N 128.901272°E / 37.7761972; 128.901272Coordinates: 37°46′34″N 128°54′05″E / 37.7761972°N 128.901272°E / 37.7761972; 128.901272
Capacity10,000[1]
Construction
Broke ground2014
Opened2016
Construction cost108 billion won[2]

Gangneung Hockey Centre (Korean: 강릉 아이스하키 경기장) is an indoor arena located in the coastal city of Gangneung, South Korea. The arena was one of the two venues for the ice hockey events at the 2018 Winter Olympics, serving as the main venue for the men's tournament and medal matches. It also hosted the ice sledge hockey competition during the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

The cost of construction for the venue was estimated to be 108 billion won (about $90 million US).[2] Construction started in July 2014[1] and was completed in March 2017.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Olympics: Venues - Ice Sports". Pyeongchang2018.org. Pyeongchang 2018. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b Nam, Hyun-woo (20 January 2015). "PyeongChang lacks vision for hockey". The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 4 February 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Gangneung Hockey Centre | Venue Information | Venues | PyeongChang 2018 | PyeongChang 2018". www.pyeongchang2018.com. Retrieved 2017-05-16.