Shayba Arena

The Shayba Arena (formerly known as Maly Ice Palace, in Russian: Ледовая Арена Шайба) is a 7,000-seat multi-purpose arena located at Sochi Olympic Park in Adler, southern rayon of Sochi in Russia. "Shayba" is Russian for a hockey puck. The venue was operated by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The venue hosted the ice sledge hockey events during the 2014 Winter Paralympics, and some of the ice hockey events during 2014 Winter Olympics along with Bolshoy Ice Dome. The venues were located 300 metres (980 ft) apart.[1]

Shayba Arena
Shayba Arena.jpg
The arena during 2014 Winter Olympics
Former namesMaly Ice Palace
LocationSochi Olympic Park, Sochi, Russia
Coordinates43°24′08″N 39°57′07″E / 43.402352°N 39.951967°E / 43.402352; 39.951967Coordinates: 43°24′08″N 39°57′07″E / 43.402352°N 39.951967°E / 43.402352; 39.951967
OwnerSochi Olympic Park
Capacity7,000
Construction
Opened2013
Construction cost$35 million
ArchitectBaltic Construction Company
Tenants
2014 Winter Olympics

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sochi2014.com profile. - accessed 29 September 2010. Archived March 24, 2010, at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit

  Media related to Shayba Arena at Wikimedia Commons