İzmir Halkapınar Sport Hall

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İzmir Halkapınar Sports Hall
İzmir Halkapınar Sport Hall
Location İzmir, Turkey
Capacity Basketball: 10,000[1]
Construction
Broke ground 2004
Opened 2005
Tenants
2005 Summer Universiade
2006 European Fencing Championships
Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's European qualification
2009 Men's European Volleyball Championship
2010 FIBA World Championship
2011 Basketball World Cup
2013 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II - Group B Qualification
2014 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

İzmir Halkapınar Sport Hall (Turkish: İzmir Halkapınar Spor Salonu) is an indoor multi-purpose sport venue that is located in the Halkapınar neighborhood of İzmir, Turkey. The hall has a seating capacity of 10,000 spectators.[2]

History[edit]

Its construction began in December 2004, and the hall was put into service in June 2005 for the games of 2005 Summer Universiade. Bozoğlu construction company successfully finished the construction of Halkapınar Sport Hall in six months.

International events hosted[edit]

Competitions in gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, and fencing are held in this modern hall. The site hosted the European Seniors Fencing Championship, which was held between July 4 and 9, 2006 in İzmir.

Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's European qualification was contested from January 7 to 13, 2008.

The arena hosted Pool A,C and E matches of the 2009 Men's European Volleyball Championship.

The venue was used for hosting İzmir matches of 2010 FIBA World Championship for the matches of Group D.

Round-robin matches of 2011 Basketball World Cup were played between August 11–13, 2011.

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Coordinates: 38°26′6″N 27°10′25″E / 38.43500°N 27.17361°E / 38.43500; 27.17361