Intended as a lasting architectural symbol of the Games, the Richmond Olympic Oval will host the long-track speedskating competition during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located south of downtown, the $143-million facility sits on the banks of the Fraser River across from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond.
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Apolo Anton Ohno and his teammates, the reigning world champions, will race against teams from South Korea, Canada, China and France in the final relay. Twenty skaters will be on the ice, but only five at a time will be racing against one another.