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Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium

Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium (알펜시아 스키점프 경기장) is a multi-purpose stadium located at Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, South Korea. It hosted the ski jumping and the nordic combined events during the 2018 Winter Olympics, and also operates as an association football venue by using its landing area as the pitch.[1]

Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium
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Location325, Daegwallyeong-myeon Pyeongchang, South Korea
Coordinates37°39′42″N 128°40′50″E / 37.66167°N 128.68056°E / 37.66167; 128.68056Coordinates: 37°39′42″N 128°40′50″E / 37.66167°N 128.68056°E / 37.66167; 128.68056
OwnerPyeongchang County
Capacity13,500
SurfaceGrass
Opened2008
Tenants
Gangwon FC (2016–2017)
Large hill
Size
K–point125 metres (410 ft)
Hill size142 metres (466 ft)
Hill record143.5 metres (471 ft)
Japan Ryoyu Kobayashi
(16 February 2018)
Top events
Olympics2018
World Cup2017
Normal hill
Size
K–point98 metres (322 ft)
Hill size109 metres (358 ft)
Longest jump
(unofficial / fall)
114.5 metres (376 ft)
Slovenia Jure Šinkovec
(FIS Cup; 23 January 2016)
Hill record113.5 metres (372 ft)
Austria Stefan Kraft
(16 February 2017)
Norway Robert Johansson
(10 February 2018)
Germany Andreas Wellinger
(10 February 2018)
Top events
Olympics2018
World Cup2017

Contents

HistoryEdit

The stadium hosted the ski jumping and the nordic combined events at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[2] The stadium holds a maximum of 13,500 spectators, and was built in 2008; for the Olympics, the capacity was reduced to 8,500 seats.[3]

Ski jumping eventsEdit

MenEdit

Date Hillsize Competition Winner Second Third
(night) 15 February 2017   HS140 WC   Stefan Kraft   Andreas Wellinger   Kamil Stoch
(night) 16 February 2017   HS109 WC   Maciej Kot   Stefan Kraft   Andreas Wellinger
(night) 10 February 2018   HS109 WOG-I   Andreas Wellinger   Johann André Forfang   Robert Johansson
(night) 17 February 2018   HS142 WOG-I   Kamil Stoch   Andreas Wellinger   Robert Johansson
(night) 19 February 2018   HS142 WOG-T   Norway
Daniel-André Tande
Andreas Stjernen
Johann André Forfang
Robert Johansson
  Germany
Karl Geiger
Stephan Leyhe
Richard Freitag
Andreas Wellinger
  Poland
Maciej Kot
Stefan Hula
Dawid Kubacki
Kamil Stoch

LadiesEdit

Date Hillsize Competition Winner Second Third
(night) 15 February 2017   HS109 WC   Yūki Itō   Sara Takanashi   Ema Klinec
16 February 2017   HS109 WC   Sara Takanashi   Yūki Itō   Maren Lundby
(night) 12 February 2018   HS109 WOG-I   Maren Lundby   Katharina Althaus   Sara Takanashi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Price, Steve (2017-04-20). "What is the last thing a football club needs? A stadium with ski jumps". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-08-01.
  2. ^ "PyeongChang 2018: Alpensia resort and water park complete and full for summer season". sportsfeatures.com. Archived from the original on 12 March 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre". pyeongchang2018.com. Retrieved 8 December 2017.

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