Palavela

Sporting Venue

Also: Figure Skating

Figure Skating and Short-Track Speed Skating will take place in the Palavela, in the southeast section of Turin. This building, designed for the "Italia 61" exhibition in celebration of the first 100-year anniversary of the unification of Italy, will be renovated before the Games. The main round structure is 150 metres in diameter and supported only by three cornerstones.


Capacity: 9,000 spectators

Events:
Figure Skating: Men's Individual, Women's Individual, Pairs, Ice Dancing
Short-Track Speed Skating: Men's 500m, 1,000m, 1,500m, 5,000m relay
Women's 500m, 1,000m, 1,500m, 3,000m relay

Speed Skating

2006 Winter Olympics

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Torino Winter Olympics

Map showing locations and pictures for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino. Much of the information on this map is from the Olympic website, www.olympic.org.

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