Coliseo El Pueblo

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Coliseo El Pueblo
Coliseo El Pueblo.jpg
Location Cali, Colombia
Capacity 18,000
Opened 1971

Coliseo El Pueblo (English: Coliseum of the People) is an indoor sporting arena located in Cali, Colombia. Opened in 1971 for the 1971 Pan American Games, the capacity of the arena is 18,000[1] and is used mostly for basketball, most notably as the venue of the latter stages of the 1982 FIBA World Championship.[2]

Colombian boxer Jose Cervantes outpointed future world champion Jorge Lujan of Panama in one of the few boxing shows held at the coliseum, on September 2, 1977.[3]

Also the arena is used for concerts, some of the artist that have performed are: Jowell & Randy, Ñejo & Dalmata, Yomo, and Eloy, among others.[citation needed]

References[edit]

Events and tenants
Preceded by
Araneta Coliseum
Quezon City
FIBA World Championship
Final Venue

1982
Succeeded by
Palacio de Deportes de la CAM
Madrid
Preceded by
Hua Mark Indoor Stadium
Bangkok
FIFA Futsal World Cup
Final Venue

2016
Succeeded by
TBD

Coordinates: 03°24′48.36″N 76°33′6.71″W / 3.4134333°N 76.5518639°W / 3.4134333; -76.5518639