Gran Canaria Arena

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Gran Canaria Arena
Gran Canaria Arena - fachada Norte.jpg
Former names Palacio Multiusos de Gran Canaria
Location Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Coordinates 28°06′10″N 15°27′26″W / 28.10278°N 15.45722°W / 28.10278; -15.45722Coordinates: 28°06′10″N 15°27′26″W / 28.10278°N 15.45722°W / 28.10278; -15.45722
Owner Cabildo of Gran Canaria
Capacity 9,870[1]
Record attendance 10,200 (United States vs Slovenia, 26 August 2014)
Construction
Broke ground January 2011
Opened 15 March 2014
Construction cost 67 million
Architect
  • Eduardo Pérez Gómez
  • Miguel Ángel Sánchez García
(LLPS Arquitectos)
Tenants
CB Gran Canaria (2014–present)

Gran Canaria Arena, originally known as Palacio Multiusos de Gran Canaria,[2] is an indoor sporting arena located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The arena, opened in 2014 by Mariano Rajoy,[3] has a capacity of 9,870 spectators and is the home arena of CB Gran Canaria.

The first game in Gran Canaria Arena was the game of the 28th round of the 2013–14 ACB season between Herbalife Gran Canaria and FC Barcelona, played on 1 May 2014.

The arena hosted of the groups of the main round of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the basketball's Copa del Rey in February 2015.

Attendances[edit]

This is a list of games attendances of CB Gran Canaria at Gran Canaria Arena.

Liga ACB[4] European competitions
Season Total High Low Average Season Total High Low Average
2013–14[5] 31,088 9,332 5,855 7,772 2013–14 Did not enter any European competition
2014–15 112,652 9,056 4,125 6,258 2014–15 EC 53,371 9,875 2,913 4,478
2015–16 121,765 9,097 4,859 6,765 2015–16 EC 45,727 7,908 2,053 4,157
2016–17 109,883 8,661 4,283 6,464 2016–17 EC 29,896 5,202 2,393 3,737

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Herbalife Gran Canaria" (in Spanish). ACB.com. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Se llamará Gran Canaria Arena; Canarias7, 30 August 2013(in Spanish)
  3. ^ El Gran Canaria Arena abrirá sus puertas el 15 de marzo; Canarias ahora; 6 March 2014
  4. ^ Including playoff games
  5. ^ Only four games were played in this arena.

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