Palatrussardi

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Palatrussardi
Former names Palatrussardi (1986–1996)[1]
PalaVobis (1996–2002)[2]
PalaTucker (2002)[3]
Mazda Palace (2002–2007)[4][5]
PalaSharp (2007–2013)
Location Via Antonio Sant'Elia, 33 20151 Milan, Italy
Coordinates 45°29′28.70″N 9°7′44.68″E / 45.4913056°N 9.1290778°E / 45.4913056; 9.1290778Coordinates: 45°29′28.70″N 9°7′44.68″E / 45.4913056°N 9.1290778°E / 45.4913056; 9.1290778
Capacity 8,479[6]
Construction
Built 1985–1986
Opened September 26, 1986[4][7]
Tenants
Olimpia Milano (1986–1990)
Website
Official Site

Palatrussardi was an indoor arena located in Milan, Italy. The seating capacity was for 8,479 people and it hosted concerts and indoor sporting events.[6] It was built in 1985 to replace two pre-existing structures, the Sport Palace and the Teatro Tenda di Lampugnano.

The arena hosted the 1987 Basketball Intercontinental Cup in which local Philips Milano defeated FC Barcelona and won the competition.[8]

Naming right history[edit]

When opened in 1986, it was named after Nicola Trussardi, a local fashion designer and entrepreneur.[9]

Other naming rights deals included computer company Vobis (1996–2002),[1] automobile emissions control company Tucker[3] and Mazda automotive manufacturer.[4][5]

The arena was lastly under an agreement with Sharp electronics corporation, in effect since 2007.

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Preceded by
Estadio Obras Sanitarias
Buenos Aires
FIBA Intercontinental Cup
Final Venue

1987
Succeeded by
Newell's Old Boys
Rosario / O.A.C.A. Indoor Hall
Maroussi, Athens