Göransson Arena

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Göransson Arena
Goranssonarena huvudentre.JPG
Location Sandviken, Sweden
Owner Göransson Arena AB
Capacity Bandy: 4,000
Concerts: 10,000
Construction
Opened 30 May 2009
Construction cost SEK 210 million
EUR € 22,5 million
Tenants
Sandvikens AIK (2009–present)

Göransson Arena is an indoor arena in Sandviken, Sweden. It opened in 2009 and holds up to 10,000 people at music events and 4,000 spectators for bandy.

The building of the arena was financed by the Göransson Foundations, established by Göran Fredrik Göransson who founded the Sandvik corporation, it was then sold to Sandviken Municipality for a symbolic sum of 1 SEK.[1]

It is the home arena for the bandy team Sandvikens AIK and the Bandy World Cup has been played there since 2009. The A Division of the 2017 Bandy World Championship was also played in the arena.[2]

The second Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen 2010 took place there.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nej, det blir inte en hall till" (in Swedish). Idrottens affärer. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bandy-VM 2017" (in Swedish). Göransson Arena. 2015. Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

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Events and tenants
Preceded by
Trud Stadium
Ulyanovsk
Bandy World Championship
Final Venue

2017
Succeeded by
TBD

Coordinates: 60°36′30″N 16°46′10″E / 60.60833°N 16.76944°E / 60.60833; 16.76944