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Arena Riga
Location Riga, Latvia
Broke ground June 17, 2004
Built February 1, 2006
Opened February 15, 2006
Owner
Construction cost Lats 20 million
Tenants Dinamo Riga (KHL) (2008-present)
Barons LMT (Baltic Basketball League)/Latvian Basketball League) (2006-2009)
ASK Riga (Baltic Basketball League)/Latvian Basketball League) (2006-2009)
Capacity 14,500 (concerts)
11,200 (basketball)
10,300 (ice hockey)

Arena Riga is an indoor arena in Riga, Latvia. It is primarily used for ice hockey, basketball and concerts. Riga Arena holds max. 14,500 people and was completed in 2006. It was built to be used as one of the venues for the 2006 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, the other being Skonto Arena.


It is home to the Kontinental Hockey League club Dinamo Riga since 2008.

External links

  • Official website
  • Arena Riga at Hockeyarenas.net
  • Arena Riga at worldstadiums.com
Preceded by
Wiener Stadthalle
Vienna
IIHF World Championships
Final Venue

2006
Succeeded by
Khodynka Arena
Moscow

This article uses material from the "Arena Riga" article on the Ice Hockey wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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