Ice ArenaThe indoor ice complex with artificial ice will become the international center of speed skating in the Asia-Pacific region and will allow holding the World Cup in winter sports, as well as other international launches. Speed skating is a basic, priority for the Irkutsk region. Taking into account the established traditions in this sport and the favorable geographic location of the region, as well as the results of the performance of the sportsmen of the Irkutsk region in the last three Olympic Games, the construction of such a structure meeting international standards will improve the training of the region’s athletes, create the opportunity for training teams of the Russian Federation. The indoor stadium is planned to be equipped with modern equipment, which makes it possible to create an artificial «fast ice». The ice arena consists of a 400-meter track, as well as areas for figure skating, short track, hockey with a ball and stands for 4,500 seats.
The indoor stadium is designed for the following sports:
— ice-skating race;
— figure skating and mass skating;
— short track;
— Hockey with a ball.