Tarsus Arena

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Tarsus Arena
Tarsus Spor Salonu
Location Tarsus, Mersin Province, Turkey
Coordinates 36°54′50″N 34°53′14″E / 36.91389°N 34.88722°E / 36.91389; 34.88722Coordinates: 36°54′50″N 34°53′14″E / 36.91389°N 34.88722°E / 36.91389; 34.88722
Owner Youth Services and Sports Directoriate of Mersin
Capacity 1,500
Opened 1990; 24 years ago (1990)
Tenants
Tarsus Belediyespor women's basketball

The Tarsus Arena (Turkish: Tarsus Spor Salonu) is a multi-sport indoor arena at Tarsus in Mersin Province, Turkey. Built in 1990, it is owned by the Youth Services and Sports Directoriate of Mersin and has a seating capacity of 1,500.[1] It was renovated and modernized for use by the 2013 Mediterranean Games.[2]

The venue is situated next to the Tarsus City Stadium. It is suitable for events of badminton, basketball, boxing, karate, volleyball, wrestling etc.[1] The arena is home to Tarsus Belediyespor women's basketball team, which plays in the Turkish Women's Basketball League (TKBL).[2][3][4] During the 2013 Mediterranean Games, the arena hosted boxing competitions on June 21-23.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tesislerimiz-Tarsus Spor Salonu" (in Turkish). Mersin Gençlik Hizmetleri ve Spor İl Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Tarsus Kapalı Spor Salonu Tadilatı Bitirilemedi". Tarsus Haber (in Turkish). 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Günün Programı". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2009-01-31. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  4. ^ "Tarsus Belediyesi evinde serisini sürdürdü". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2013-07-08. 
  5. ^ "Mersin'de heyecan devam ediyor". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2013-06-24. Retrieved 2013-07-08.