Morača Sports Center

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Sportski centar Morača
Morača Sports Center.jpg
Location Podgorica, Montenegro
Opened 1978
Demolished 2005
Owner City of Podgorica
Capacity 4,570

Morača Sports Center (Montenegrin: Sportski centar Morača, Спортски центар Морача) is a sport venue located in Podgorica, Montenegro.

The venue is located in the new part of Podgorica, on the right bank of Morača River, after which it got its name. Construction of this sports complex began in 1978, and various sport facilities are scattered across a five hectare area.

Facilities[edit]

Indoor facilities consist of:

Outdoor facilities:

Large hall serves as main indoor arena in Podgorica. It is best known as home of Budućnost basketball, volleyball and handball teams.

It hosted six preliminary-round games of EuroBasket 2005. For this occasion, the venue underwent major refurbishment to meet the standards imposed by FIBA.

With immense growth of popularity of water polo in Montenegro, two brand new open air swimming pools were added to the facility in 2009, which hosted 2009 FINA Water Polo World League.

Besides being a sports venue, Morača Sports Center also hosts various concerts and happenings.

Sporting events[edit]

Coordinates: 42°26′16″N 19°15′15″E / 42.43778°N 19.25417°E / 42.43778; 19.25417