Richmond Olympic Oval
Dawson Creek Speedskating Club
The Richmond Olympic Oval, and Richmond Oval is an ice rink in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. In the hall, around 15 kilometers from downtown Vancouver, removed the speed skating competitions of the 2010 Winter Olympics were held.
The foundation stone of the Richmond oval, which was designed by the architect Bob Johnston of Cannon Design, took place on November 17, 2006. The hall with its external dimensions of approximately 200 by 114 meters, is the largest cantilevered cedar hall in the world. The building was completed in December 2008, the official opening took place on 12 December 2008.
After the Olympics, the hall was converted into a multi-purpose arena, the Olympic ice rinks have been preserved for international competitions and were protected by a ground cover.