A speed skater skates on a rink or oval of ice. All major events are skated on a 400 meter oval. The ice could be made naturally as well as artificial. Since 1985 there are made several indoor venues, which houses a artificial speed skating oval of 400 meters.
The Calgary Olympic Oval
First covered speed skating oval in North America. Built for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary and now used for training and recreation.
Nagano Olympic Memorial Arena M-wave
Indoor speed skating oval in Nagano, Japan. Built and used for the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano. Site provides lots of information about the venue itself.
Pettit National Ice Center
Olympic Training Facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. The center houses an indoor 400 meters oval. Featuring Hockey, Speed Skating, Figure Skating and daily Public Skating.
Richmond Olympic Oval
Speed skating oval in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Built and used for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
Utah Olympic Oval
Speed skating oval in Kearns near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Built for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City.
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