PyeongChan 2018 PyeongChan 2018 PARALYMPIC GAMES

Ice Sports

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General Overview of Competition Venues

Five venues (one refurbishing venue and four new venues) located in Gangneung will be used for ice sports.

  • One refurbishing venue : Gangneung Curling Centre
  • Four new venues : Gyeongpo Oval, Gangneung Ice Arena, Gangneung Hockey Centre, Kwandong Hockey Centre

Competition Venues

Section Venues Sports Present Cluster Specifics
Ice Sports Gyeongpo Oval Speed Skating New Gangneung Coastal Cluster 400m Double Track, 8,000 seats
Gangneung Ice Arena Figure Skating/Short Track New Gangneung Coastal Cluster 60m x 30m rink x2, 12,000 seats
Gangneung Hockey Centre Ice HockeyⅠ New Gangneung Coastal Cluster 60m x 30m rink, 10,000 seats
Kwandong Hockey Centre Ice HockeyⅡ New Gangneung Coastal Cluster 60m x 30m rink, 6,000 seats
Gangneung Curling Centre Curling Refurbishing Gangneung Coastal Cluster 44.5m x 4.75m x 4, 3,500 seats


Gyeongpo Oval, Gangneung Ice Arena, and Gangneung Hockey Center will be built within a sports complex area in Gyo-dong, Gangneung.

Gyeongpo Oval, a speed skating venue, is a three story building with two basement floors. Its total floor area is 39,876 square meters, with a 400 meters double track ice rink and 8,000 seats. Gangeung Ice Arena is a four story structure with two basement levels, and is 29,000 square meters in total floor area with two ice rinks and 12,000 seats.

Gangneung Hockey Center is a venue with three floors, 19,000 square meters in total floor area with a 60mx30m ice rink with 10,000 seats.

Kwandong Hockey Center, located in Catholic Kwandong University (522 Naegok-dong, Gangneung), will have four floors and one basement level, with total floor area of 17,000 square meters and one 60mx30m ice rink equipped with 6,000 seats.

For curling, an existing ice venue within the complex will be refurbished.

Speed Skating Figure/Short-Track Ice Hockey I Ice Hockey Ⅱ Curling

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