Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink
|Location||Gangneung, South Korea|
|Capacity||3,500 Olympic Mode|
Gangneung Curling Centre (강릉 실내 빙상경기장) is an indoor ice arena which was used for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, and will be used for both the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2018 Winter Paralympics. It was opened in 1998. It is located in the coastal city of Gangneung. It will be the venue for curling and wheelchair curling. The seating capacity is 3,500.
It is the only Olympic venue in Gangneung which existed prior to the election of PyeongChang as host city of the 2018 Winter Games. Before the Games it was known as the Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink. It will be renovated between October 2015 and October 2016 in preparation for the Games.
Traditionally, the Olympic host venue will host the World Junior Curling Championships in the year previous to the games.
- "Gangneung Curling Centre". pyeongchang2018. PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
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