Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex
The Saint Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex (Russian: Спортивно-концертный комплекс «Петербургский», romanized: Sportivno-kontsertnyy kompleks «Peterburgskiy») was an arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
|Former names||V. I. Lenin Sport & Concert Complex (1980–91)|
|Location||8, Yu. Gagarina av.|
Saint Petersburg 196105 Russia
|Owner||Federal State Unitary Enterprise|
|Opened||20 May 1980|
|Demolished||31 January 2020|
|St. Petersburg Open (1995–2013)|
|spbckk.ru (in Russian)|
In Soviet time, it was called V. I. Lenin Sport & Concert Complex (Russian: Спортивно-концертный комплекс им. В. И. Ленина, romanized: Sportivno-kontsertnyy kompleks im. V. I. Lenin). The complex was completed in 1979 and opened on May 19, 1980.
Besides concerts, the arena was used for various sports, notably tennis, as it was the location of the St. Petersburg Open. Other sports events hosted at the SKK include bowling, tennis table, fencing. The SKK was also used for some trade fairs.
On January 31, 2020, the roof and a large portion of the walls collapsed during the process of dismantling, resulting in the death of one worker.
- "WATCH huge concert hall ceiling collapse in St. Petersburg, one worker has been killed". RT. 31 January 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
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