Torwar Hall

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COS Torwar
Torwar
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Former names Torwar Hall
Location Warsaw, Poland
Coordinates 52°13′21″N 21°2′32″E / 52.22250°N 21.04222°E / 52.22250; 21.04222Coordinates: 52°13′21″N 21°2′32″E / 52.22250°N 21.04222°E / 52.22250; 21.04222
Owner Centralny Ośrodek Sportu, Warsaw
Capacity Basketball: 4,800
Concerts: 8,000
Construction
Built 1953
Renovated 1999
Tenants
UHKS Mazowsze

Torwar Hall is an indoor arena in Warsaw, Poland. It opened in 1953, was modernized in 1999, and holds 4,838 people.

It is located adjacent to Legia Stadium and is primarily used for popular music concerts, ice hockey and other indoor sports, and it is the home of the hockey team UHKS Mazowsze.

Torwar Hall hosted the 2001 Saporta Cup final in which Maroussi BC defeated Elan Sportif Chalonnais.[1] On January 22–28, 2007 the Hall hosted the 2007 European Figure Skating Championships and the arena hosted a Preliminary round group of the EuroBasket 2009.[2]It has also hosted a number of Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW) mixed martial arts events.

Torwar has a capacity for between 5,000 and 8,000 people.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Saporta Cup 2000-01
  2. ^ Kibice wywalczyli nam polskie mecze, 15 January 2007
Preceded by
CIG de Malley
Lausanne
Saporta Cup
Final Venue

2001
Succeeded by
Palais des Sports de Gerland
Lyon