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Gangneung Hockey Centre
Gangneung Hockey Centre
Location Gangneung, South Korea
Broke ground 2014
Opened 2016
Construction cost 108 billion South Korean won[1]
Capacity 10,000[2]

Gangneung Hockey Centre (Korean: 강릉 아이스하키I 경기장) is an indoor arena currently in the coastal city of Gangneung, South Korea. The arena will be 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 will also host the ice sledge hockey competition during the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nam, Hyun-woo (20 January 2015). PyeongChang lacks vision for hockey. The Korea Times. Archived from the original on 4 February 2015. Retrieved on 4 February 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Olympics: Venues - Ice Sports. Pyeongchang2018.org. Pyeongchang 2018. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved on 4 February 2015.
  3. Gangneung Hockey Centre | Venue Information | Venues | PyeongChang 2018 | PyeongChang 2018 (en).
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