Basket-Hall Kazan

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Basket-Hall Kazan
Baskethall Kazan.jpg
Full name Basket-Hall Arena Kazan
Location 1 Spartakovskaya str., Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
Coordinates 55°46′54.83″N 49°7′37.03″E / 55.7818972°N 49.1269528°E / 55.7818972; 49.1269528Coordinates: 55°46′54.83″N 49°7′37.03″E / 55.7818972°N 49.1269528°E / 55.7818972; 49.1269528
Capacity Basket-Hall Kazan 1:
7,482 (basketball)
8,000 (concerts)
Basket-Hall Kazan 2:
1,500 (basketball)
Surface Parquet
Construction
Opened August 2003
Construction cost $14 million
Architect Tatinvestgrazhdanproject
Tenants
UNICS Kazan
(2003–present)

Basket-Hall Kazan (Russian: Баскет-холл Казань; Tatar: Basqet-holl) is a basketball specialized indoor arena that is located in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. It is primarily used for basketball, but it can also be used for volleyball and concerts. It contains two basketball halls.

The large main hall, called Basket-Hall 1,[1] has a seating capacity of 7,482 people for basketball and 8,000 for concerts.[2] The large main hall also includes an amphitheater section. The small hall, called Basket-Hall 2,[3] which is mainly used for training, has a seating capacity of 1,500.[4]

History[edit]

The arena opened in August 2003, at a construction cost of $14 million. In 2011, it hosted the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships. Basket-Hall was also a venue of the 2013 Summer Universiade.

The arena is used as the home arena of the VTB United League basketball club UNICS Kazan. It was also previously used by the volleyball club VC Zenit Kazan.

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