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Yubileyny Sports Palace (Russian: Спортивный комплекс "Юбилейный"), also translated as Yubileiny (Jubilee) Palace of Sports, is an indoor sports arena and concert complex located in St. Petersburg, Russia. It houses 7,012 seats for ice hockey and up to 7,700 seats for basketball. It is accessible from the Sportivnaya metro station. The complex was completed in 1967 as a present from the Federation of Trade Unions to the city on the 50th anniversary of Soviet power.
The Palace hosts a wide variety of activities, including athletic training and competitions, conventions, festivals, and musical concerts. The arena is the home venue of Spartak Saint Petersburg basketball team.
Yubileyny Sport Club
The Yubileyny Sports Palace's ice rink is home to the Yubileyny Sport Club, a prominent training center for figure skating. Alexei Mishin, Igor Moskvin, and Tamara Moskvina have coached here, along with skaters including:
- Natalia Mishkutenok and Artur Dmitriev
- Oksana Kazakova and Artur Dmitriev
- Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze
- Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov
- Alexei Urmanov
- Alexei Yagudin
- Evgeni Plushenko
Coordinates: 59°57′01″N 30°17′31″E / 59.95028°N 30.29194°E / 59.95028; 30.29194