Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall

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Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall
Ahmet Cömert Spor Salonu
Location Ataköy, Bakırköy, Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates 40°59′14″N 28°51′20″E / 40.98714°N 28.85548°E / 40.98714; 28.85548Coordinates: 40°59′14″N 28°51′20″E / 40.98714°N 28.85548°E / 40.98714; 28.85548
Owner Istanbul Youth and Sports Directorate
Capacity 3,500
Surface Parquet
Opened 1998; 20 years ago (1998)
Tenants
Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball
Dizdar Women's Baskatball
Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall is located in Istanbul
Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall
Location of Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall

Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall (Turkish: Ahmet Cömert Spor Salonu) is a multi-purpose indoor sport venue located in Ataköy neighborhood of Bakırköy district in Istanbul, Turkey. The hall, with a capacity for 3,500 people, was built in 1998 within the Olympic complex. The venue has a parking lot capable of 150 cars. It is owned by the Youth and Sports Directorate of Istanbul Province (İstanbul GSM).[1]

Named in honor of the Turkish amateur boxer and sports official Ahmet Cömert (1926-1990), the sport hall hosts matches of the Turkish Basketball League and Turkish Wheelchair Basketball Super League. Since 2005, it is home to the Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball Team. Other sports, which take place at Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall, include boxing, gymnastics, fencing, chess and as well as some individual sports.[1]

The venue hosts amateur boxing competitions in memoriam of Ahmet Cömert, which are held annually at international level.[2]

In October 2012, Dizdar Sport Club's women's basketball team, which entered the Turkish Women's Basketball 2nd League (TKB2L), play their home matches at the Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ahmet Cömert Spor Salonu" (in Turkish). Istanbul GSM. Archived from the original on 2012-05-23. Retrieved 2012-11-17. 
  2. ^ "27. Uluslararası Ahmet Cömert Boks Turnuvası Başladı". Son Dakika (in Turkish). 2012-09-05. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ "İstanbul'un Yeni Takımı Parkelerde". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2012-10-24. Retrieved 2012-11-18.