Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex

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Cairo Stadium.jpg
Full nameCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex
LocationCairo, Egypt
Coordinates30°04′12″N 31°18′26″E / 30.070092°N 31.307098°E / 30.070092; 31.307098Coordinates: 30°04′12″N 31°18′26″E / 30.070092°N 31.307098°E / 30.070092; 31.307098
Capacity20,000
Construction
Built1990–91
Opened1991
Construction costL.E. 248 million
ArchitectMagd Al-Masara
Project managerEgypt Consulting Office Hassan Roshdy
General contractorArab Contractors
Main contractorsMinistry of Youth and Sports

Cairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex (Arabic: مجمع الصالات المغطاة باستاد القاهرة الدولي‎) consists of four Olympic-standard, multi-use indoor sporting arenas located near the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. The capacity of the Main Hall is 20,000 spectators. It is used for several events, like handball, volleyball, international conferences, parties and fairs.

Construction[edit]

The complex, the first of its kind in Africa and the Middle East and the third internationally, was completed in September 1991.[1]

Events[edit]

The Main Hall, the largest venue in the complex (2008)

It was built in time for the 1991 All-Africa Games. Other sporting events held at the Complex include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Indoor Sports Hall Complex - Cairo - Arab Contractors". www.arabcont.com. Retrieved 17 April 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Cairo stadium at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Park Dome Kumamoto
Kumamoto City
World Men's Handball Championship
Final Venue

1999
Succeeded by
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Paris