Arena 92

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Arena 92 (proposed name)
Location Nanterre, France
Capacity 32,000 (rugby)
40,000 (concerts)
5,000+ (indoor sports)
Surface Artificial
Opened September 2017[1]
Construction cost 320 million
Architect Christian de Portzamparc
Racing 92

Arena 92 (stylized as Arena92) is an upcoming multi-use domed stadium (the first in Europe since Telenor Arena) now under construction, that the French rugby union club Racing 92 is building in the western suburbs of Paris.[2] It will replace their current stadium Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir. Originally planned to open in 2014 but delayed due to local protests, it is now projected to open early in the 2017–18 French rugby season.[1] The venue, originally planned to have a retractable roof but instead being built with a fixed roof, offers three separate configurations. In its rugby configuration, it will have a capacity of 32,000. For concerts, it will be able to seat 40,000.[1][permanent dead link] Finally, a movable stand will allow it to be used for indoor sports, with a capacity as low as 5,000.


  1. ^ a b "L'Arena 92 sera livrée en septembre 2017". L'Équipe (in French). 2 May 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Top départ pour le grand stade de Nanterre". Retrieved 2012-05-21. 

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Coordinates: 48°53′45″N 2°13′49″E / 48.895844°N 2.230203°E / 48.895844; 2.230203