Gran Canaria Arena

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Gran Canaria Arena
Partido Basket Herbalife Gran Canaria - Unicaja ( 67- 65).jpg
2014 game between CB Gran Canaria and Unicaja Malaga.
Location Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Owner Cabildo of Gran Canaria
Capacity 11,500
Record attendance 10,200 (United States vs Slovenia, 26 August 2014)
Construction
Broke ground January 2011
Opened 15 March 2014
Construction cost 67 million
Tenants
CB Gran Canaria (2014–present)
2014 FIBA World Championship

Gran Canaria Arena, originally known as Palacio Multiusos de Gran Canaria,[1] is an indoor sporting arena located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The arena, opened in 2014 by Mariano Rajoy,[2] has a capacity of 11,500 spectators and is the home arena of CB Gran Canaria.

The first game in Gran Canaria Arena was the game of the 28th round of the 2013–14 ACB season between Herbalife Gran Canaria and FC Barcelona, played on 1 May 2014.

The arena will host one of the groups of the main round of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and also the basketball's Copa del Rey in 2015.

Attendances[edit]

This is a list of games attendances of CB Gran Canaria at Gran Canaria Arena.

Season Total High Low Average
2013–14 ACB[3] 31,088 9,332 5,855 7,772

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Se llamará Gran Canaria Arena; Canarias7, 30 August 2013(Spanish)
  2. ^ El Gran Canaria Arena abrirá sus puertas el 15 de marzo; Canarias ahora; 6 March 2014
  3. ^ Only four games were played in this arena.

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Coordinates: 28°06′10″N 15°27′26″W / 28.10278°N 15.45722°W / 28.10278; -15.45722