City of Turin
Torino Oval Lingotto is an indoor arena in Turin, Italy. It was built for use at the 2006 Winter Olympics, during which it hosted speed skating events. It has a capacity of 8,500 spectators and was designed by Populous, Studio Zoppini Associati of Milan and Buro Happold.
After Olympic competition at the venue concluded on February 25, 2006, plans for the structure now include use for fairs and exhibitions in connection with the Lingotto Fiere exhibition centre. It will also be able to accommodate 2,000 spectators for ice skating events.
The 2006 World Fencing Championships took place in the Oval Lingotto from September 29 to October 7.
The Oval hosted the 2009 European Indoor Championships in Athletics, for which it had a seating capacity for 6.600 spectators.
^ Oval Lingotto architect: Populous
^ 2006 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 66-7.
Photos of Oval Lingotto
AUTOECO vehicle show
Coordinates: 45°1′39″N 7°39′36″E / 45.02750°N 7.66000°E / 45.02750; 7.66000
National Indoor Arena
European Athletics Indoor Championships
Palais omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Venues of the 2006 Winter Olympics
Stadio Olimpico di Torino
Cesana San Sicario
San Sicario Fraiteve
Olympic venues in speed skating
1924: Stade Olympique de Chamonix
1928: St. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
1932: Olympic Stadium
1948: Olympic Stadium
1952: Bislett Stadium
1956: La pista di Misurina
1960: Squaw Valley Olympic Skating Rink
1964: Eisschnelllaufbahn Innsbruck
1968: L’Anneau de Vitesse
1972: Makomanai Speed Skating Rink
1976: Eisschnelllaufbahn Innsbruck
1980: James B. Sheffield Speed Skating Oval
1984: Zetra Ice Rink
1988: Olympic Oval
1992: L’anneau de vitesse
1994: Hamar Olympic Hall
2002: Utah Olympic Oval
2006: Oval Lingotto
2010: Richmond Olympic Oval
2014: Adler Arena Skating Center
2018: Gangneung Oval
2022: National Speed Skati