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Handball Venues in Norway - Hamar Ol-Amfi, Hkons Hall, Arena Larvik, Furuset Forum, Stavanger Idrettshall, Haukelandshallen (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Handball Venues in Norway - Hamar Ol-Amfi, Hkons Hall, Arena Larvik, Furuset Forum, Stavanger Idrettshall, Haukelandshallen...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Hamar OL-Amfi (Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre), also called Nordlyshallen (Polar Light Hall), is an indoor sports arena in Hamar, Norway, mostly used for ice hockey. It was built in 1992 for the 1994 Winter Olympics, and housed figure skating and short track speed skating. It seats 6,091 people, and is the largest wooden made building in the north of Europe. The arena was built next to the old Storhamar Ishall from 1981 and the two arenas were attached together to form a sports complex. Storhamar Ishall functions as a training rink. Among the common facilities is the restaurant Iskroa, as well as dressing rooms and VIP sections. Hamar OL-Amfi also boasts an electronic multimedia scoreboard which was installed on October 22, 2004. The arena is one of two venues for the 1994 Olympics that were built in Hamar. The other arena is the long track speed skating arena Vikingskipet ("the Viking Ship"). There were six short track speed skating events during the Olympic games of 1994, as well as four figure skating events. The figure skating event of the 1994 Olympics was probably the most dramatic and hyped competition in the history of figure skating. This was mainly because of the The Kerrigan attack, on January 6, 1994, when Olympic favourite Nancy Kerrigan was clubbed in the knee by Shane Stant, who was hired to assault her by Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and friend Shawn Eckardt. Oksana Baiul of Ukraine won the gold medal, beating Kerrigan. After the games, it was revealed that the Olympic organizers did not have the Ukrainian National Anthem at the arena, and a taxi was hired to drive the Ukrainian coach to his hotel, where he had a copy of the anthem on tape. Most of the spectators and the TV-audience did not notice any... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=7166058

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-24881-0
Barcode: 9781158248810
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-24881-4

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