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Vancouver Olympic Centre

Location

The Olympic centre is situated next to Queen Elizabeth Park at the highest point in Vancouver in the south of the city.

Description

This new and elegant venue replaces the ageing buildings that proceeded it and conserves a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. The construction of the curling rinks began in March 2007. The site will switch its facilities to a multi-facility recreation centre following the Games.

Capacity

6,OOO

Completion date

End of 2008

Sports

Curling

Competition dates

Feb. 16-27

Copyright 2008 Agence France-Presse.



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