Gangneung Sports Complex Speed Skating facility


Upcoming: 2018 Winter Olympics

The Gangneung Science Oval (Korean 강릉 사이언스 오발 경기장 ) will be a Eisschnelllaufhalle in Gangneung, Gangwon-do Province, South Korea. Located on the east coast of South Korea on the Sea of ​​Japan, the hall about 60 km ( straight line ) away from Pyeongchang. You will be the venue for the decisions of the speed skating competition of the 2018 Winter Olympics. In Gangneung continue the decisions in curling, ice hockey, figure skating and short track speed skating will take place.

Originally, the hall in Gangeung Science Park to be built. For reasons of space and by resistance of the adjacent sector, another place had to be found. The final location is near the Gangneung Ice Arena and Union Hockey Center. Construction will begin in September 2013 and is expected to be completed in September 2016. The hall will have a 400 meter speed skating track and space for 8,000 spectators.

Follows the International Skating Union to their tradition, the ISU World Single Distance Championships 2017 held here in the season 2016/17.

International competitions

  • Upcoming: 2018 Winter Olympics