The Olympic Oval in Calgary is an indoor ice skating rink, which was built for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games on the ice, there are many world records fell. Since the advent of the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, which was built for the 2002 Winter Olympics, the two ice rinks are competing for the title of “the fastest ice in the world.”Anno 2015 is the Olympic Oval in Calgary for second place in the race for the prestigious title.
Calgary Olympic Oval, located on the campus of the University of Calgary in Alberta province in southern Canada, is located at an altitude of 1034 m above sea level. Because of this height, the rink is called “mountain orbit. The higher a skating rink is, the lower the air pressure and velocity can be operated there. This makes the ice rink has several world records, including the 3,000 m and 5,000 m at the women with men. Skating rink, just as all other public championship golf courses, 400 meters long. The inner track has a radius of 26 metres outdoor track and a radius of 30 meters. The inrijbaan is 5 meters wide. The stand is a capacity of 2,000 places, but it is expandable to 4000 places where temporary sites are installed.
The Olympic Oval was with open first ice rink in North America and also the first ice rink used during the Winter Olympics. To build a covered hall ensured that the climate in the Hall could optimally be arranged and an ice floor hight quality can be made.
Four years after the award of the Olympics, in 1985, started to build. The major part of the structure is composed of precast and prestressed concrete. Construction was completed in the late summer of 1987.Five months before the start of the Winter Olympics in september 1987 the official opening took place.
Since its inception in 1987, there were 12 international and three continental championships are held at the rink. On 7 and 8 March 2015 is the world Allround CHAMPIONSHIPS and World Sprint will take place in 2017.
- The 1988 Winter Olympics
- 1990 World Allround CHAMPIONSHIPS Women
- 1991 world junior championships
- 1992 World Allround CHAMPIONSHIPS Men
- 1994 World Sprint Championships
- 1996 world junior championships
- 1998 World Distances
- 1999 World Sprint CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 2003 World Sprint CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 2006 World Allround
- 2011 World Allround
- the 2012 World Sprint CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 2015 World Allround
- 2017 World Sprint CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 2000 EXC North America and Oceania
- 2004 CK North America and Oceania
- 2006 CK North America and Oceania
World Allround 2015
On 7 and 8 March 2015 World Allround CHAMPIONSHIPS will be held in Calgary. 2014 WORLD CUP took place in Heerenveen and went Koen Verweij and Ireen Wüst are entitled to get. At fastis in Calgary they hope to defend their title and maybe get a shot at one of the many mature course record.
- Day 1:500 m men and women, women’s 3,000 m and 5,000 m men
- Day 2:1,500 m men and women, women’s 5,000 m and 10,000 m men
The fast ice and numerous tournaments and CHAMPIONSHIPS that are held at the Olympic Oval, track records are very sharp. At the World Allround Cindy Class of 2006 showed their superiority. She won all the distances and therefore took very convincing world. At 3000 metres she pounded his own world record by two seconds. The same tournament she also picked up again track record on the 1500 and 5000 metres. These three items left after nine years.
Sven Kramer of the Netherlands, the name also has two track records in their hands, the 5000 and 10000 metres. Track record in 5000 metres is also the world record in that distance, and goes back to 2007.
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