Arena Botevgrad

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Arena Botevgrad
Arena Botevgrad, Bulgaria, 2014.06.06.jpg
Arena Botevgrad in June 2014
Location9 Zahari Stoyanov Street
2140 Botevgrad, Bulgaria
Coordinates42°54′00″N 23°47′18″E / 42.900026°N 23.788394°E / 42.900026; 23.788394Coordinates: 42°54′00″N 23°47′18″E / 42.900026°N 23.788394°E / 42.900026; 23.788394
OwnerMunicipality of Botevgrad
CapacitySports: 3,200
Field size24/44 m
SurfaceVersatile
Construction
Broke ground2012
Opened29 March 2014 (2014-03-29)
Construction cost7.02 million BGN (around 3.5 million EUR)
ArchitectBozhidar Hinkov
Borislav Bogdanov
Main contractorsR.S. Engineering
Tenants
BC Balkan Botevgrad (2014 - present)
Bulgaria men's national basketball team

Arena Botevgrad (Bulgarian: Арена Ботевград) is an indoor arena located in Botevgrad, Bulgaria. It has a capacity of 4,500, and has been the home venue for BC Balkan Botevgrad since its opening in 2014.

History[edit]

Arena Botevgrad was officially opened on March 29, 2014 after two years of construction in the presence of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Botevgrad's mayor Georgi Georgiev, and several government ministers. The hall cost 7.02 million Bulgarian lev, or about 3.5 million Euros to build.[1]

Between February 18th and 21st, 2016, the hall was host to the 2016 Bulgarian Basketball Cup Final 8 bracket, with BC Rilski Sportist claiming their first ever cup. In September 2016, Arena Botevgrad hosted the national basketball team's home games from Group E of the EuroBasket 2017 qualification.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Новата спортна зала в Ботевград беше открита пред 4000 души" (in Bulgarian). Dnevnik. 29 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2016.

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