Mersin Arena

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Mersin Olympic Stadium
Mersin Olympic Stadium.JPG
Broke ground early 2012
Opened Spring 2013
Capacity 25,534[1]
Tenants
Mersin İdmanyurdu SK
2013 Mediterranean Games

Mersin Olympic Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Mersin, Turkey currently under construction. Once completed in 2013, it will be used mostly for football matches and will host Mersin İdmanyurdu SK of the Süper Lig. It will also host the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2013 Mediterranean Games.[2] The stadium will hold 25,534[3] spectators.[4] It will replace Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium as the home of Mersin İdmanyurdu SK. It is also a common known fact that it was built on a cemetery from 1748.[citation needed]

Facts[5][edit]

Capacity[edit]

  • Normal seats: 20,667
  • VIP seats: 3,773
  • Protocol: 180
  • Suites: 914
  • TOTAL: 25,534

Construction[edit]

  • Total concrete used during stadium construction: 55,000 m2[clarification needed]
  • Suit area: 4,812 m2
  • Stairways: 34
  • Lifts: 17
  • Car Parking: 1.295
  • Bus Parking 46

The first match[edit]

The first match played in the stadium was between Mersin İdmanyurdu SK and Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor (tie) on 23 March 2014.

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Coordinates: 36°49′14″N 34°32′19″E / 36.82056°N 34.53861°E / 36.82056; 34.53861