Mersin Arena

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Mersin Arena
Açılış maçı olan Gaziantep karşılaşması önce çekilmiş bir fotoğraf- 2014-06-05 14-49.jpg
Former names Mersin Olympic Stadium
Capacity 25,534[1]
Construction
Broke ground 1. February 2012
Opened 20. June 2013 (Mediterranean Games)
23. March 2014 (Mersin Idman Yurdu)
Construction cost 100 Million Euro
Tenants
Mersin İdmanyurdu SK
2013 Mediterranean Games

Mersin Arena, is a multi-purpose stadium in Mersin, Turkey. Completed in 2013, it is the new home ground for Süper Lig club Mersin İdmanyurdu SK replacing the old Tevfik Sırrı Gür Stadium. It hosted the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2013 Mediterranean Games.[2] The all-seater stadium has the capacity to host 25,534[3] spectators during football games. [4] 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