List of indoor speed skating rinks
This is a list of all full-length (400 meter) speed skating rinks in the world. The Richmond Olympic Oval and the Sport und Koncert Komplex (Winter Stadium) are the only venues to have been dismantled as a speed skating rink, in 2010 and 1992 respectively. While Lærdal IP is the only venue that uses natural ice. The first indoor artificial speed skating oval was the Sportforum Hohenschönhausen in Berlin, Germany in 1985. The first indoor artificial speed skating oval used in the Winter Olympics was the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada in 1988. Since the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway all speed skating competitions have been held in indoor ovals.
|Adler Arena Skating Center||Sochi||Russia||27||89||2012||2014 [nb 1]||2014|
|Richmond Olympic Oval||Richmond||Canada||4||13||2008||2010[nb 2]||2010|
|Sport und Koncert Komplex (Winter Stadium)||St. Petersburg||Russia||15||49||1981||1992|
Under construction, planned and proposed rinks
|Gangneung Oval||Gangneung||South Korea||26||85||2016||Under construction||2018|
- After the Olympics the rink is to be converted into a trade and exhibition center.
- Reconfigured into a community centre including NHL/short track sized arena, track and fitness area. Pre-construction documents indicated that the full length oval would be covered by rubber mats to allow it to host future long track competitions. However, its status is currently unknown.
- Speed Skating News
- "Rink Card - Sport und Koncert Komplex (Winter Stadium)". Speed Skating News. Retrieved October 12, 2011.
- "Rink Card". Speed Skating News. Retrieved October 12, 2011.
- "Olympic Oval Skating Center". Sochi 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2011.
- 333,3 meter rink