Al-Hamadaniah Sports Arena

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Al-Hamadaniah Sports Arena
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Location Aleppo, Syria  Syria
Owner Government of Syria
Operator General Sports Federation of Syria
Capacity 8,000
Construction
Opened 2012
Construction cost US $ 23 million

Al-Hamadaniah Sports Arena (Arabic: صالة الحمدانية الرياضية‎) is an indoor sports hall in Aleppo, Syria. With a seating capacity of 8,000, it is the largest indoor hall in Syria. It is designated to host basketball, handball and volleyball matches.[1] Al-Hamadaniah Sports Arena is part of the al-Hamadaniah Sports City.

The arena is served by 4 additional indoor sports training halls.

History[edit]

The construction process was launched in 2004 and scheduled to be completed in 2007.[2] However, it was delayed for many years due to the corruption among the members of the Aleppo branch of the Syrian General Sports Federation.[3]

It was finally completed in 2012.

The playground of the arena has a length of 60 metres and a width of 25 metres.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 36°11′16″N 37°06′57″E / 36.18778°N 37.11583°E / 36.18778; 37.11583

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