Budapest Sportcsarnok

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Budapest Sportcsarnok
Budapest Sportcsarnok fortepan 125170.jpg
LocationBudapest, Hungary
Coordinates47°30′6.99″N 19°6′19.41″E / 47.5019417°N 19.1053917°E / 47.5019417; 19.1053917
Capacity12,500
Construction
Broke ground1978
OpenedFebruary 12, 1982
DemolishedDecember 15, 1999

Budapest Sportcsarnok was an indoor arena in Budapest, Hungary. It was primarily used for basketball, figure skating, volleyball and other indoor sporting events until it burned down on December 15, 1999.[1][2] The arena had a seating capacity for 12,500 spectators and opened in 1982.

While it was opened it hosted the 1983 European Athletics Indoor Championships, 1986 basketball European Champions cup final in which Cibona Zagreb defeated Žalgiris Kaunas 94-82.,[3][4] 1988 World Figure Skating Championships, 1988 European Athletics Indoor Championships and the 1989 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

It was replaced by the current Budapest Sports Arena.

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Events and tenants
Preceded by
Palazzo dello Sport
Milan
European Indoor Championships in Athletics
Venue

1983
Succeeded by
Scandinavium
Gothenburg
Preceded by
Peace and Friendship Stadium
Athens
FIBA European Champions Cup
Final Venue

1986
Succeeded by
Patinoire de Malley
Lausanne
Preceded by
Riverfront Coliseum
Cincinnati
World Figure Skating Championships
Venue

1988
Succeeded by
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Paris
Preceded by
Stade couvert régional
Liévin
European Indoor Championships in Athletics
Venue

1988
Succeeded by
Houtrust
Hague
Preceded by
Hoosier Dome
Indianapolis
IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics
Venue

1989
Succeeded by
Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo
Seville