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Entries / Sport Palaces (entry)

Sport Palaces (entry)

Categories / Sports/Sports and Recreation Facilities
Categories / Architecture/Architectural Monuments/Public Buildings and Edifices

SPORT PALACES. Sheltered structures where sport competitions and large-scale events are held. In St. Petersburg, almost all sport palaces are have universal functions, with a temporary arena that can be transformed, for example, into a platform for sport games, skating rink for figure skaters or hockey players, gymnastic equipment, or other uses. Various important sport competitions are held in sport palaces (Ice Hockey World Championship in the Ice Palace, 2000), as well as large concerts. The first sport palace was the Yubileiny (18 Dobrolyubova Avenue; 1967, architect G.P. Morozov, engineer A.P. Morozov). The Peterburgsky sport-concert complex was opened for the 1980 Olympic Games (8 Yury Gagarin Avenue). Other palaces include the Zenit Sport Games Palace (9 Butlerova Street), the Obukhovets Palace (130 Obukhovskoy Oborony Prospect), the Star Sport Palace (82 Babushkina Street), and the Army Club Sport Palace (2 Zhdanovskaya Embankment). In total there are six sport palaces St. Petersburg in 2002, they enable training, competitions and concerts to be undertaken throughout the year.

References: Спорт в Санкт-Петербурге. СПб., 2002.

I. A. Bogdanov.

Morozov Alexey Petrovich
Morozov Georgy Pavlovich

Babushkina St./Saint Petersburg, city, house 82
Butlerova St./Saint Petersburg, city, house 9
Dobroliubova Avenue/Saint Petersburg, city, house 18
Obukhovskoy Oborony Ave/Saint Petersburg, city, house 130
Yuri Gagarin Ave/Saint Petersburg, city, house 8
Zhdanovskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 2

Спорт в Санкт-Петербурге. СПб., 2002


Sports and Recreation Facilities (entry)

SPORTS AND RECREATION FACILITIES, buildings for various sports, belonging to sports clubs, enterprises, establishments, etc. Among them are ranked: the Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex, the Ice Palace, the Palaces of Sport, stadiums