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Richmond Olympic Oval

Situation

The speed skating oval is at Richmond, in the suburbs of Vancouver and some 14km from the city centre. It is situated on an estuary of the Fraser River and facing the airport.

Description

This ultra-modern facility is set to host a variety of sporting events after the Games. The skating oval is central to this complex situated on the banks of the Fraser.

Capacity

8,000

Completion date

Autumn 2008

Sports

Speed skating

Competition dates

Feb. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26 and 27

Copyright 2008 Agence France-Presse.



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