Ankara Arena

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Ankara Arena
Ankara Spor Salonu
Ankara Arena.JPG
Location Ankara, Turkey
Coordinates 39°56′16″N 32°50′38″E / 39.937847°N 32.843896°E / 39.937847; 32.843896Coordinates: 39°56′16″N 32°50′38″E / 39.937847°N 32.843896°E / 39.937847; 32.843896
Broke ground June 17, 2009
Opened April 23, 2010; 4 years ago (2010-04-23)
Owner Ankara Metropolitan Municipality
Construction cost TRY Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png 47.1 million
(approx. 20 million)
Architect Yazgan Tasarım Mimarlık
Main contractors Türkerler İnşaat
Capacity 10,400
Tenants
Hacettepe Üniversitesi (TBL)
Türk Telekom Basketbol (TBL)
Optimum TED Ankara Kolejliler (TBL)
2010 FIBA World Championship
2011 FIVB Girls Youth World Championship
2011 World Wushu Championships
2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women
2013 European Junior Badminton Championships

Ankara Arena (Turkish: Ankara Spor Salonu), is an indoor sporting arena that is located in Ankara, Turkey that opened in April 2010. The seating capacity of the arena is 10,400 spectators.[1] Built for the 2010 FIBA World Championships, the new venue replaced the nearby Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall as the home of Turkish Basketball League clubs, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Türk Telekom Basketbol and Optimum TED Ankara Kolejliler.

In 2011, the arena hosted along with the Başkent Volleyball Hall the FIVB Girls Youth World Championship.

Matches of the 2012 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women were played at the arena between June 25-July 1.[2]

Concerts[edit]

Tarkan performed at the arena on November 6, 2010.

Inna performed as part of her INNA en Concert Tour on May 26, 2011.

Elton John performed as part of his Greatest Hits Tour on July 6, 2011.

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