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The Luzhniki Small Sports Arena (formerly, the Minor Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium; Russian: Малая спортивная арена Лужники) is an 8,700-seat indoor arena that is part of the Luzhniki Sports Complex in Moscow, Russia. The Arena was built in 1956 in the USSR. It hosted volleyball competitions during the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1]

Luzhniki Small Sports Arena
Малая Спортивная Арена Лужников.JPG
Former namesMinor Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium
LocationKhamovniki District, Moscow, Russia
Coordinates55°43′06″N 37°32′56″E / 55.71833°N 37.54889°E / 55.71833; 37.54889Coordinates: 55°43′06″N 37°32′56″E / 55.71833°N 37.54889°E / 55.71833; 37.54889
Capacity8,700
Opened1956
Tenants
Dynamo Moscow (2000–2015)
Website
www.luzhniki.ru

It also hosted events of the 1973 Summer Universiade, 1986 Goodwill Games, Spartakiads of the Peoples of the USSR and others. The arena was the home arena of ice hockey club Dynamo Moscow at 2000-2015.[2]

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  1. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics official report. Archived 2008-11-18 at the Wayback Machine Volume 2. Part 1. pp. 52-4.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-19. Retrieved 2009-05-20.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Luzhniki Small Sports Arena at Wikimedia Commons