Gennady Tymchenkivka: Alexey Danichev / RIA Novosti
In St. Petersburg there will be new hockey stadium, it will cost about 20 billion rubles. This was announced by the President of the Petersburg club of the Continental hockey League (KHL) SKA Gennady Timchenko, his words leads TASS .
“I think that we focus at least 20 billion or more will cost this arena. It’s not state funding, is a private enterprise,” said Timchenko.
The presentation team Timchenko has promised that stadium construction will be completed by 2023. According to the functionary, a new arena will be the largest in the world — in a hockey configuration, it will accommodate 22.5 thousand people.
SKA plays in the Western conference of the KHL. The club is a two-time winner of the Gagarin Cup.
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