Hamdan Sports Complex

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Hamdan Sports Complex
Full name Hamdan Sports Complex
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 25°03′05″N 55°19′05″E / 25.0512548°N 55.3180397°E / 25.0512548; 55.3180397
Owner Dubai Municipality
Capacity 15,000
Construction
Broke ground May 2008
Opened 10 October 2010[1]
Construction cost AED1.1 billion[1]
USD $ 300 million
EUR € 244 million
Architect Saudi Binladin Group
Project manager Saudi Binladin Group
Structural engineer Saudi Binladin Group
Services engineer Saudi Binladin Group
General contractor Saudi Binladin Group
Main contractors Saudi Binladin Group
Tenants
2010 World Swimming Championships (25m)
2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship[1][2]
IPTL (2014-present)

The Hamdan Sports Complex is a multi-purpose sports arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The arena was completed in summer 2010. It hosted the 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), in which 153 countries participated. It also hosted the final games of the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship and the 2015 FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship. The stadium will host international aquatic events. It has total capacity of 15,000 spectators. Beside aquatic events, such as swimming, it will also accommodate badminton, basketball, karate, swimming, tennis, volleyball and water polo.[3][4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sheikh Hamdan launches Dh1.1bn Dubai Sports Complex". Emirates 24/7. 11 October 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Event Guide - City & Venues". 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Men. FIBA. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Fina team happy with progress of sports complex". Gulf News. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Municipality plans Dubai Sports Complex". MEED. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dubai to build $2 billion sports complex". The Hindu. 18 December 2004. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 

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Preceded by
Manchester Arena
Manchester
FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)
Venue

2010
Succeeded by
Sinan Erdem Dome
Istambul
Preceded by
Žalgiris Arena
Kaunas
FIBA
FIBA Under-17 World Championship
Venue

2014
Succeeded by
TBD