Patinoire des Vernets

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Patinoire des Vernets
Les Vernets
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Full name Patinoire des Vernets
Location Rue Hans Wilsdorf 4, Acacias, GE, 1227, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°11′40″N 6°07′59″E / 46.1944°N 6.133°E / 46.1944; 6.133Coordinates: 46°11′40″N 6°07′59″E / 46.1944°N 6.133°E / 46.1944; 6.133
Capacity 7,285 (Ice Hockey)[1]
Record attendance 11,820
(1958–59 Cup Final)[2]
Field size 69,55m x 38,60m[3]
Construction
Opened November 28, 1958[2]
Architect Cingria, Maurice and Duret
Tenants
Genève-Servette HC (1958-Present)
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Patinoire des Vernets is an arena in Geneva, Switzerland. It is primarily used for ice hockey and is the home arena of Genève-Servette HC. opened in 1958, it has a seating capacity for 7,285 people.[1]

The arena hosted the 1962 FIBA Champions Cup final in which Dynamo Tbilisi of Georgia (then Soviet Georgia) defeated Real Madrid 90-83.[4][5] The 1976[5] and 1984[6] finals of the same competition was also hosted at the arena. The arena also hosted the 1991 cup winners cup final.[7]

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Preceded by
Two legged
final
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1962
Succeeded by
Two legged
Final
Preceded by
Sporthal Arena
Antwerp
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1976
Succeeded by
Pionir Hall
Belgrade
Preceded by
Palais des Sports
Grenoble
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1984
Succeeded by
Peace and Friendship Stadium
Athens
Preceded by
Palasport di Firenze
Florence
FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
Final Venue

1991
Succeeded by
Palais des Sports de Beaulieu
Nantes