Gangneung Ice Arena

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Gangneung Ice Arena (강릉 아이스 아레나) is an indoor ice arena which has been built for the 2018 Winter Olympics. It is located in the coastal city of Gangneung. It will be the venue for two sports: figure skating and short track speed skating.[1]

The seating capacity is 12,000. The Gangneung Ice Arena is designed to house two ice rinks (60m x 30m) for competition and training respectively. The building has four floors aboveground and two underground levels. An environmentally-friendly ice cooling system has been adopted, and the facility will be used for local recreational purposes after the Games.

The cost of construction for the Olympics is 85 million USD. The facility has been inaugurated on December 14, 2016.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pyeongchang Volume 2" (PDF). Newhorizons. Retrieved 2014-04-12. 
  2. ^ PyeongChang 2018 opens first new venue in Gangneung - International olympic committee. Retrieved on Dec 16 2016

Coordinates: 37°46′46″N 128°53′50″E / 37.7793056°N 128.897111°E / 37.7793056; 128.897111